Archidendropsis xanthoxylon (C.T.White & W.D.Francis) I.C.Nielsen
Nielsen, I.C. (1983) Bulletin Mus. Natl. Hist.Nat., B, Adansonia 5: 326.
Flin; Yellow Bean; Yellow Siris; Siris, Yellow; Flindosy; Bean, Yellow; Flindowzie
White granular stripes in the outer blaze. Heartwood brown.
First pair of leaves pinnate with about 3 or 4 pairs of opposite leaflets. Stem, petiole and axis of leaf pubescent. At the tenth leaf stage: a single flat gland present at the apex of the petiole; leaflets lanceolate with a few pale, erect, tortuous hairs along the midrib on the upper surface; petiole and axes of compound leaf pubescent; stipules small, oblong, pubescent. Seed germination time 11 days.
A good timber for the manufacture of window frames, barrels (cooperage). Swain (1928).
Formerly a very highly regarded boat-building timber as it is relatively light, strong and durable.
Wood specific gravity 0.61. Cause et al. (1989).