Dendrophthoe gjellerupii

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Dendrophthoe gjellerupii


Glabrous except for the young shoots, inflorescences and flowers off-white to brown tomentose, the leaves soon glabrescent. Leaves opposite or scattered; lamina elliptic, 5-9 by 2.5-4 cm, cuneate or attenuate at the base to a petiole 8-12 mm long, obtuse or rounded at the apex, dull on both sides but darker above; venation pinnate with the midrib and the main laterals visible above and distinct below. Inflorescencess at the nodes, a 4-8-flowered raceme; axis 6-16 mm long; pedicels (0-)l-2.5 mm long.


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


Barlow 1974 – In: Austral. J. Bot.: 608
Danser 1931 – In: Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg: 409
Barlow 1981 – In: Handb. Fl. Papua New Guinea: 242