Paraserianthes pullenii

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Paraserianthes pullenii

Description

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.

Distribution

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

Notes

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

Citation

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