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Arrabidaea floribunda (HBK) Bur. & K. Schum.; sak ak

Woody liana; leaves opposite, compound, with 2 or 3 glabrous leaflets; flowers numerous in large panicles, pinkish purple, with white lines entering the throat; corolla generally less than 2 cm long, covered with fine hairs (puberulent).

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Arrabidaea podopogon is similar, but has fewer flowers per infloresecnce and the individual flowers are larger, generally more than 3 cm long.

Standley (1930) quotes Schott's statement that the long viney stems are used for binding in the construction of thatched roofs.