Arytera novaebrittanniae

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Arytera novaebrittanniae


Tree 7-21 m high, dbh 25-30 cm, not buttressed; Branchlets hairy when young; Leaves 2-4-jugate; Inflorescences axillary to pseudoterminal, branching along rachis; Flowers 2 mm in diameter. Petals 5, rhomboid to obovoid, 0.6-0.8 by 0.5-0.6 mm, not punctate, claw 0.1-0.3 mm long, blade gradually decurrent into claw, margin entire, pilose, apex obtuse, outside pilose, inside subgla-brous to pilose; Stamens 7 or 8; Ovary 2- (or 3-)locular; Fruits with l or 2 well-developed lobes, 1.5-2.2 by 1-2.9 cm, loculicidal, smooth, subglabrous to slightly hairy, stipe 1.5-2.5 mm long, slender, lobes laterally not flattened, 15-19 1 y 10-12 mm, dorsally angled; Seeds ovoid, not flattened laterally, c. 14 by 9 mm;


Asia-Tropical, Papua New Guinea present, Solomon Islands present, W New Britain present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (W New Britain); Solomon Islands