Paraserianthes pullenii

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Paraserianthes pullenii


Tree to 31 m high, bole unbuttressed, up to 55 cm in diameter; Leaves: Stipules not seen. Inflorescence composed of short spikes 0.8-4.5 cm, aggregated into an axillary or terminal rusty tomentose panicle to 10 cm; Stamens cream, 10 mm, tube 3-3.5 mm, equalling the corolla-tube. Ovary sessile, c. 1.5-2 mm, glabrous, style 3.5 mm, shorter than the stamens.


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


By the shape of the inflorescence and the leaf characters this species seems to be allied to P. falcataria.


Verdc., Manual New Guin. Legum. 1979: 188