Archidendron forbesii

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Archidendron forbesii


Tree up to 24 m high, bole stout, up to 7 m, d.b.h. 45 cm. Branchlets terete, glabrous. Leaves: Stipules not seen; Inflorescences both cauliflorous and terminal, minutely scat- tered-puberulous, consisting of branched panicles, up to 20 cm, flowers racemosely arranged on lateral branches up to 11 cm; Flowers pentamerous, bisexual. Stamens creamy white, up to 50 mm, tube equalling the corolla-tube. Ovaries 5-8, pubescent.


Asia-Tropical, Central Prov present, Papua New Guinea present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (Central Prov.).


Nielsen 1984: p. 102. – In: Opera Bot.: f. 70, 71
Verdc. 1979: Manual New Guin. Legum.: 237
De Wit 1942 – In: Bull. Bot. Gard. Buitenzorg: 266
Baker f. 1952 – In: Reinwardtia: 83