Lepiderema melanorrhachis

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Lepiderema melanorrhachis


Tree, tall, slender. Leaves 3-5-jugate; Inflorescences axillary to ramiflorous; Flowers unknown. Sepals elliptic to sub-orbicular, glabrous, outer two c. 1 by 0.75 mm, inner three c. 1.5 by 1 mm. Fruits obovoid, 10-12 by 9-10 mm, not lobed, rough; Seeds obovoid, c. 4.5 by 3 mm, only young ones seen.


Asia-Tropical, Fly River present, Papua New Guinea present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (Fly River).


P. Royen 1964 – In: Man. For. Trees Papua & New Guinea: f. Ik
Schot 1991 – In: Blumea: 237