Rhysotoechia spec.

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Rhysotoechia spec.


Tree, up to 1.8 m high. Branchlets smooth to slightly rough, brownish black to greyish black; Leaves 3-5-jugate; Inflorescences axillary, thyrsoid, branching at the base, to 8 cm long, very laxly pu-berulous; Flowers only seen in bud. Sepals: Petals orbicular, outside velutinous towards the base, inside pilose towards the base; Stamens 8; Ovary 3-locular, glabrous; Fruits not observed


Asia-Tropical: New Guinea (Irian Jaya present), Waigeo Island present
Malesia: Irian Jaya (Waigeo Island).


This may be a new species, but the material is too scanty to be certain of this.