Decaisnina pedicellata

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Decaisnina pedicellata


Glabrous. Leaves opposite; lamina broadly lanceolate to elliptic, somewhat falcate, 7-10 by 1.5-3.5 cm, cuneate at the base to a petiole 3-5 mm long, attenuate and obtuse or rounded at the apex, dull on both sides; venation pinnate with the midrib and the closely spaced main laterals distinct on both sides. Inflorescences at the nodes, a raceme of c. 4 opposite closely spaced pairs of triads with the central flower sessile and the lateral flowers pedicellate; axis c. 10 mm long; peduncles of the triads c. 2 mm long, secund; pedicels of the lateral flowers c. 1 mm long.


Sogeri Plateau present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (Sogeri Plateau).


Probably related to Decaisnina triflora; for comparison see


Barlow 1981 – In: Handb. Fl. Papua New Guinea: 239