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.


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

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