Archidendron ellipticum

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Archidendron ellipticum


Tree to 20 m high, 50 cm in diameter. Branchlets terete, glabrous. Leaves: Inflorescences terminal and axillary at the distal leaves, yellowish sericeous in the distal parts, glabrescent, consisting of pedunculate glomerules aggregated into panicles, c. 50 by 30 cm; Flowers pentamerous, bisexual. Stamens white, c. 6 mm, tube equalling the corolla-tube. Ovary solitary, glabrous. Seeds black with a bluish bloom, ellipsoid, c. 17-21 by 10—11(—15) mm.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Jawa (Jawa present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Philippines (Philippines present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), Nicobar Islands present, Peninsular Thailand present
Nicobar Islands, Peninsular Thailand; in Malesia: Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Philippines.


Backer & Bakh. f. - in Fl. Java. 1963: 552
Kosterm. - in Adansonia. 1966: 355
Nielsen - in Opera Bot. 1984: f. 38, 39
Nielsen - in Fl. Thailand. 1985: f. 53
De Vogel, Seedlings Dicot. 1980: f. 105
Whitm. - in Tree Fl. Malaya. 1972: 286
Cockb. - in Trees Sabah. 1976: 196