Rhysotoechia elongata

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Rhysotoechia elongata


Tree or shrub, up to 2 m high. Branchlets smooth, greyish brown to greyish black; Leaves 2-4-jugate; Inflorescences axillary, thyrsoid, not branching at the base, to 2.5 cm long, puberulous; Flowers c. 5 mm in diam. Sepals: Petals obovate, 2-3 by 1-2 mm, outside velutinous, proximally pubescent, inside glabrous; Stamens 8; Fruits obcordate, 1-1.5 by 1-1.2 cm, outside rugose, laxly puberulous, inside smooth, along the sutures densely setose; Seeds not observed.


Asia-Tropical, Owen Stanley Range present, Papua New Guinea present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (Owen Stanley Range).


Etman 1994 – In: Blumea: in press.
Radlk. 1933 – In: Engl., Pflanzenr. 98: 1211