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A new species of Callerya (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae, Millettieae) from New Caledonia

Ivan C. NIELSEN & Jean-Marie VEILLON

en Adansonia 27 (1) - Pages 81-84

Published on 30 June 2005

The genus Callerya is for the first time recorded from New Caledonia, and a new species from lowland sclerophyllous forest, C. neocaledonica I.C. Nielsen & Veillon, is described. It is characterised by its early caducous, filiform stipels, densely puberulous 2.5-5 cm long leaf rhachis, 8-10 long and 6 cm wide panicles, the lower calyx teeth broadly triangular and the upper two forming an emarginate lip, and the two basal callosities of the standard.

Keywords :

Leguminosae, Papilionoideae, Millettieae, Callerya, New Caledonia, new species

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