Hunga novoguineensis

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Hunga novoguineensis


Tree 4 m tall, the young branches puberulous, soon glabrous, lenticellate. Leaves coriaceous, elliptic, 15-19 by 7.5-8.5 cm, glabrous on both surfaces, apex acuminate, the acumen 8-10 mm long, subcuneate at base; Stipules lanceolate, puberulous, c. 5 mm long, persistent. Inflorescence of terminal and axillary panicles, the rachis and branches puberulous. Flowers not seen. Fruit sagittate pyriform, c. 3.5 cm long, the upper part triangular, 2-2.5 cm long, the base with a stipe 6-10 mm long;


Asia-Tropical, Milne Bay Prov present, Morobe present, Papua New Guinea present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea, two collections, from Morobe and Milne Bay Prov..