Amyema tristis

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Amyema tristis


Glabrous except for the flowers sometimes sparsely hairy. Leaves opposite; lamina elliptic to ovate or rarely obovate, 6-15 by 3-7.5 cm, cuneate at the base, sessile or with a short petiole to 3 mm long, somewhat acuminate and obtuse to acute at the apex, dull on both sides; venation pinnate with the midrib and the main laterals visible. Inflorescencess at the nodes, pedunculate subcapitate usually 2-rayed umbels of triads with all flowers sessile; peduncle 1.5-5 mm long; rays mostly 1-2 mm long (but rarely obscure, with inflorescence then a 6-flowered head of 2 sessile triads).


Asia-Tropical: Jawa (Jawa present); Lesser Sunda Is. (Bali present), Flores present, Sumba present
Malesia: Java, Lesser Sunda Islands (Bali, Sumba, Flores).


For discussion of equivalence of Dicymanthes and Amyema, see .


Danser 1931 – In: Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg. p 351
Barlow 1992 – In: Blumea. p 371
Backer & Bakh.f. 1965 – In: Fl. Java. p 71