Arytera musca

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Arytera musca


Tree 8-15 m high, dbh c. 12.5 cm; Branchlets hairy when young; Leaves 2-jugate; Inflorescences axillary to pseudoterminal, branching along rachis (basally); Flowers 1.5-2 mm in diameter. Petals 2-5 (6), elliptic (to orbicular), 0.9-1.3 by 0.4-1 mm, not punctate, claw 0.1-0.3 mm long, blade gradually decurrent into claw, margin entire, pilose, apex obtuse to acute (to slightly acuminate), outside and inside subpilose; Stamens 8; Ovary 2- (or 3-)locular; Fruits with 1 or 2 well-developed lobes, 0.7-1.3 by 0.7-2.6 cm, loculicidal, smooth to slightly rugose, slightly hairy, stipe 0.5-2 mm long, slender, lobes sometimes flattened laterally, 9-15 by 6-10 mm, dorsally rounded; Seeds orbicular, flattened laterally, c. 6 by 6 mm;


Asia-Tropical, Papua New Guinea present, Western Prov present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (Western Prov.).