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. 1963 – In: Fl. Java: 552
Kosterm. 1966 – In: Adansonia: 355
Nielsen 1984: p. 68. – In: Opera Bot.: f. 38, 39
Nielsen 1985: p. 215. – In: Fl. Thailand: f. 53
De Vogel 1980: Seedlings Dicot: 304: f. 105
Whitm. 1972 – In: Tree Fl. Malaya: 286
Cockb. 1976 – In: Trees Sabah: 196