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2Botanical Survey of India, Central National Herbarium, Howrah– 711 103, West Bengal, India
3Department of Botany, Saraswathi Narayanan College (Autonomous), Perungudi, Madurai-625 022, Tamil Nadu, India
Archidendron chevalieri (Kosterm.) I.C. Nielsen (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae): is reported first time in India from Arunachal Pradesh. This species is differs from other Indian Archidendron species by having pot-form petiole gland; peduncle ca. 1.1-2 cm with sparsely pubescence; densely villous corolla; 46 stamens; 1.5 cm long filaments and yellow anthers. Detailed descriptions, photographs, habitat and ecology are provided for easy identification. Additionally, a comparison of the diagnostic characters between this species and Archidendron kerrii is given.