Amyema brassii

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Amyema brassii


Glabrous except for the inflorescence and flowers shortly and sparsely tomentose. Leaves opposite; lamina lanceolate, 12-20 by 3-6 cm, shortly cuneate at the base to a petiole c. 3 mm long, acuminate and acute at the apex, glossy above, dull below; venation pinnate with the midrib prominent on both sides and other venation obscure. Inflorescencess at the nodes, pedunculate c. 6-rayed umbels of tetrads with the outermost flower sessile and the lateral and inner ones pedicellate; peduncle c. 4 mm long; rays 3-4 mm long; pedicels of the lateral and inner-facing flowers 1-2 mm long.


Louisiades Archipelago: Tagula I. present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (Louisiades Archipelago: Tagula I.).


Similar to Amyema tetraflora; for differences see Barlow, Blumea 36 (1992) 369.


Barlow 1992 – In: Blumea: 317
Barlow 1981 – In: Handb. Fl. Papua New Guinea: 210