Parkia versteeghii

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Parkia versteeghii

Description

Tree to 35 m tall. Leaves alternate, primary rachis including petiole to 35 cm long; Flowers bisexual. Seeds to 18 per pod, elliptical or round in oudine, 17-21 by 11.5-14 by 5 mm;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: New Guinea (Irian Jaya present), Choiseul present, Gogol Valley present, Idenburg R present, Papua New Guinea present, Solomon Islands present
Solomon Islands ( Choiseul); in Malesia: Irian Jaya ( Idenburg R.), Papua New Guinea ( Gogol Valley). — .

Uses

Timber of low density used for carpentry and construction (Verdcourt, l.c.).

Citation

Verdc., Manual New Guin. Legum. 1979: t. 32