Archidendron forbesii

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Archidendron forbesii

Description

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.

Distribution

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

Citation

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