Ochrosia minima

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Ochrosia minima

Description

Shrub, 5 m high. Branchlets thin, slender, 1-1.5 mm diameter. Leaves in whorls of 2 or 3, papyraceous when dried; Inflorescence terminal cymes; Sepals ovate, margin entire, apex rounded, erect, thick except along the margin, rough outside, smooth inside. Stamens inserted at 2 mm below the mouth, 0.5 of the length of the corolla tube; Fruit apocarpous, composed of 2 separate small mericarps;

Distribution

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

Morphology

Uniquely characterised by its small mericarps.

Citation

Markgr. - in Blumea. 1979: 240
Hendrian - in Blumea. 2004: 119
P.I. Forst. - in Austrobaileya. 1993: 15