Amyema seemeniana

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Amyema seemeniana


Glabrous except for the inflorescence and flowers sometimes sparsely to densely brown- or white-tomentose. Leaves opposite; lamina broadly lanceolate to broadly ovate, 6-30 by 3-13 cm, shortly cuneate at the base to a petiole 5-18 mm long, obtuse to acuminate and acute at the apex, dull on both sides; venation curvinerved with 3-5 veins distinct on both sides. Inflorescences at the nodes, a 2-flowered simple umbel; peduncle 3-8 mm long; pedicels 2-6 mm long.


Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present, Cape York Peninsula present
Australia (Cape York Peninsula); Malesia: New Guinea.


Closely related to Amyema squarrosa; for differences see. There are three subspecies which differ in qualitative and quantitative floral characters and in leaf size, and have strong geographic and altitudinal separation; for discussion see.


Barlow 1992 – In: Blumea. p 365
Barlow 1981 – In: Handb. Fl. Papua New Guinea. p 220
Barlow 1974 – In: Austral. J. Bot. p 589