Sarcopteryx rubiginosa

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Sarcopteryx rubiginosa


Small tree, 7-10 m high, dbh up to 16 cm; Branchlets hirsute when young; Leaves 2-or 3-jugate; Inflorescences in upper leaf axils to pseudoterminal, slender, hirsute, up to 8 cm long, not branching or with a few up to 2.4 cm long branches; Flowers c. 3 mm in diam. Sepals ovate, 1.2-1.8 by 0.6-0.8 mm, hirsute. Petals orbicular to elliptic, 1.1-1.4 by 0.8-1 mm, white, claw 0.1-0.2 mm high, margin not auriculate near claw, apex obtuse; Stamens: Fruits unknown.


Asia-Tropical, Morobe Prov present, Papua New Guinea present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (Morobe Prov.).