Amyema rigidiflora

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Amyema rigidiflora


Glabrous except for the inflorescence and usually the flowers sparsely to densely brown or yellow-brown tomentose. Leaves opposite; lamina broadly obovate to nearly orbicular, mostly 4-10 cm long, mostly 3.5-6 cm wide, shortly cuneate at the base to a petiole 5-10 mm long, rounded at the apex, dull on both sides; venation pinnate but somewhat curvinerved with the midrib and the main laterals visible on both sides. Inflorescences at the nodes, pedunculate 7- to 12-rayed umbels of triads with the central flowers sessile; peduncle 15-30 mm long, robust, dilated at the apex; rays 6-13 mm long; pedicels of the lateral flowers 2-4 mm long.


Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present, Talaud present
Malesia: Celebes (Talaud), New Guinea.


For distinction as a species from Amyema strongylophylla, see .


Barlow 1981 – In: Handb. Fl. Papua New Guinea. p 224
Barlow 1992 – In: Blumea. p 360
Danser 1931 – In: Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg. p 324
Barlow 1981 – In: Handb. Fl. Papua New Guinea. p 224