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NZ Plants

Alectryon excelsus subsp. grandis - Three Kings tītoki

Family: Sapindaceae

Alectryon excelsus subsp.grandis is a many-branched tree distinguished from the mainland tītoki by its more numerous trunks, smaller size and longer and broader leaflets.
to the Three Kings Islands.

Vegetative characteristics

Reproductive characteristics

Plant form: tree up to 5 m

Flower symmetry: symmetric

  Flower size: 2-3 mm diam.

Leaf form: divided into 2-3 pairs of ovate-oblong leaflets  

Sepals: 5, red

Leaf size: leaflets 100-180 x 50-90  mm

Petals: 0

Leaf arrangement: alternate

Sexuality: unisexual on different plants; bisexual

Leaf attachment:

Stamens: 6-8, red

Leaf margin: smooth

Ovary: above petals

Leaf surface: hairs sparse

Fruit: dry