Cynometra minutiflora

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Cynometra minutiflora

Description

Tree or shrub 3-5 m tall. Leaves 2-jugate; petiole 2 mm, rachis 12 mm, both shortly patent-hairy. Rachis of inflorescence very short, 2-3 mm long; bracts minute, almost ovate, glabrous; bracteoles unknown, but their scars visible just above the base of the pedicels; pedicels 2 mm, shortly pubescent. Sepals 2 by 1.5 mm, slightly hairy. Petals unknown. Stamens 10, 2-4 mm; anthers 0.5 mm. Ovary very shortly stipitate, more or less glabrous; style 2 mm, glabrous. Fruits 0.8-2.4 by 0.7-1.6 cm, rough and rugose.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical, Irian Jaya: Mt Genofa; Papua New Guinea: Central Prov. present
Malesia: New Guinea (Irian Jaya: Mt Genofa; Papua New Guinea: Central Prov.).

Citation

Verdc. 1979 – In: Manual New Guinea Leg., Lae Bot. Bull. 80.
Meeuwen 1970 – In: Blumea. p 27