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Parkia timoriana

Description from Flora of China

Inga timoriana Candolle, Prodr. 2: 442. 1825; Parkia rox­burghii G. Don.

Trees, to 30 m tall. Branchlets brown. Leaf rachis more than 30 cm, glabrous or pubescent; petiolar gland elliptic to circular, 2-4 mm; pinnae 20-30(-42) pairs, pinna rachis 9-12 cm; leaflets 50-60 pairs, falcate or slightly sigmoid, linear, 5-10 × 1-2 mm, lateral veins inconspicuous, base truncate, apex acute. Heads 3-4 cm in diam.; peduncles pendent, 20-45 cm. Flowers small. Calyx tubular, ca. 6 mm. Corolla tubular, 10-11 mm, 5-lobed; lobes 1-1.5 mm, villous. Stamens 10; filaments exserted 2-3.5 mm beyond calyx, base adnate to collar. Ovary stipitate. Legume straight, strap-shaped, flat, 20-36 × 3-4.5 cm, glabrous, base attenuate into a stipe 6-15 cm. Seeds 13-21, black, ovoid, ca. 2 cm, hard. Fr. Feb-Apr.

Cultivated in Taiwan [native to tropical Asia].


 

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