Cynometra brachymischa

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Cynometra brachymischa


Tree or shrub with slender glabrous branchlets. Leaves 1-jugate, petiole 4-6 mm. Inflorescences very short, racemose, sessile, few- to many-flowered; bracts broad, obtuse, scarious, striate; pedicels very short. Sepals 5-6 mm long, hairy. Petals lanceolate, unguiculate, acute, membranous, not exserted. Stamens 10. Ovary small, sessile, hirsute; style elongate, filiform, puberulous at the base; stigma minute. Fruit not seen.


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


According to Verdcourt (l.c.) this "is an upland species the fruits of which are unknown but presumably like those of C. ramiflora


Verdc. 1979 – In: Manual New Guinea Leg., Lae Bot. Bull. 79.
Meeuwen 1970 – In: Blumea. p 31