Archidendron hooglandii

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Archidendron hooglandii


Shrub up to 4 m tall. Branchlets terete, glabrous or minutely puberulous. Leaves: Stipules not seen; Inflorescences cauliflorous or ramiflorous, glabrous, slender, drooping, consisting of racemosely arranged, slender pedunculate racemes, 1.5-15 cm long, main axis 11-35 cm long, peduncular bracts spurred, 2 mm, glabrous; Flowers pentamerous, male and bisexual, white. Stamens up to 24 mm, tube equalling the corolla- tube. Rudimentary ovaries 2 or 3 in male flowers, glabrous. Seeds not seen, said to be black.


Asia-Tropical, Milne Bay Prov present, Normanby Is present, Papua New Guinea present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (Milne Bay Prov. and Normanby Is.).


Specimens recorded by Verdcourt (I.e. 1979: 258) as belonging to 'sp. H' almost certainly belong here.


Verdc. 1979: Manual New Guin. Legum. p 240
Nielsen 1984: p. 100. – In: Opera Bot. f. 67, 69