Amyema finisterrae

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Amyema finisterrae


Glabrous. Leaves opposite; lamina oblong to elliptic or spathulate, 1.8-4(-6) by 1.5-3 cm, cuneate at the base to a petiole 4-7 mm long, mostly rounded (rarely acuminate and acute) at the apex, dull on both sides or somewhat lustrous above, recurved at the margins; venation pinnate with the midrib usually visible and the main laterals diverging near the base. Inflorescencess at the nodes, a single pedicellate flower on a slender ebracteate peduncule 2-4(-6) mm long ( I.c., a flower on a jointed 'pedicel'); pedicel 1.5-3 mm long, slender, wider at the apex, usually with a single bract.


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


For discussion of inflorescence structure and comparison with the related Amyema hastifolia, see .


Barlow 1981 – In: Handb. Fl. Papua New Guinea: 213
Van Royen 1982 – In: Alpine Fl. New Guinea: 2259