Adenanthera intermedia

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Adenanthera intermedia


Small or medium-sized tree to 19 m high; Leaves: Stipules not seen. Petals lanceolate, acute, 2.4-3.5 mm, glabrous. Stamens 4 mm; Ovary sessile, c. 3 mm, glabrous; Seeds usually 10 or 11 per pod, glossy red with a black spot covering the distal 2-3 mm, ± irregularly obovoid-ellipsoid, biconvex, 6-8 by 5-6 by 3-4 mm, areole c. 5 by 4 mm, open towards the hilum, not parallel to the margin.


Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present), Luzon present, Mindanao present, Palawan present
Malesia: Philippines (Luzon, Palawan, Mindanao).


Merr. 1910 – In: Philipp. J. Sc., Bot. p 32
Merr. 1912: Fl. Manila. p 229
auct. non. L.: Vidal 1886: Rev. Pl. Vase. Filip. p 119
Nielsen 1992: p. 102. – In: Nordic J. Bot. f. 10
auct. non. L.: Vidal 1885: Phan. Cuming. p 110
Merr. 1923 – In: Enum. Philipp. p 251
Merr. 1918: Sp. Blanc. p 168