Papuechites

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Papuechites

Description

Leaves opposite, those of a pair equal, petiolate; Inflorescence thyrsoid, terminal and axillary from upper axils; Sepal lobes free; Stamens included in the corolla tube, inserted at point where corolla widens, adnate at middle of anther to base of the apical part of the style head and again at base of anther to base of style head; Fruit of 2 divergent follicles; Seeds flat, elliptic;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present, Ceram present
1 species in New Guinea and Ceram.

Citation

Pichon - in Mém. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 1950: 94
D.J. Middleton - in Blumea. 1995: 440