Amyema squarrosa

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Amyema squarrosa

Description

Glabrous except for the inflorescence and flowers sometimes sparsely brown-tomen- tose. Leaves opposite; lamina lanceolate to broadly ovate, 8-18 by 2.5-6 cm, shortly cuneate at the base to a petiole 4-9 mm long, acuminate and acute at the apex, dull on both sides; venation pinnate but somewhat curvinerved with the veins distinct below. Inflorescences at the nodes, a 2-flowered simple umbel; peduncle obscure or up to 1 mm long; pedicels 2-4 mm long.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present
Malesia: New Guinea.

Notes

Closely related to Amyema seemeniana; for differences see .

Citation

Barlow 1974 – In: Austral. J. Bot. p 591
Barlow 1981 – In: Handb. Fl. Papua New Guinea. p 222
Barlow 1992 – In: Blumea. p 366