Arytera macrobotrys

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Arytera macrobotrys

Description

Tree up to 20 m high, buttressed; Branchlets hairy when young; Inflorescences axillary to pseudoterminal, branching along rachis, the latter flattened, 17-40 cm long, hairy when young; Flowers 1.5-1.7 mm in diameter. Petals 5, ovate, 0.8-1.1 by 0.6-1 mm, punctate, claw 0.2-0.3 mm long, blade gradually decurrent into claw, margin entire to slightly denticulate, pilose, apex rounded to acute, outside glabrous, inside pilose; Stamens 1 or 8; Ovary 3-locular; Fruits with 1 or 2 well-developed lobes, 1.8-3 by 1.8-2.8 cm, loculicidal or opening irregularly, smooth, glabrous, stipe 2-3 mm long, slender, lobes laterally not flattened, 1.8-2.8 by 1.8-3 cm, dorsally rounded; Seeds ovoid, slightly flattened laterally, c. 13 by 12 mm;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical, Australasia, N Queensland present, Papua New Guinea present, Western Prov present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (Western Prov.); Australia: N Queensland.

Citation

R.W. Ham - in Austrobaileya. 1985: 160
S.T. Reynolds - in Fl. Austral. 1985: 90