Guioa multijuga

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Guioa multijuga


Small tree, up to 5 m high. Branchlets shortly sericeous when young; Leaves (3-)5-7-jugate; Inflorescences axillary, branching basally and along the terete, slightly sericeous, 0.5-6.5 cm long axis; Flowers c. 2.8 mm in diam., smelling sweet. Sepals 5, ovate, margin pilose, outside and inside glabrous; Petals 5, obovate, 1.5-1.7 by 0.3-0.5 mm, white; Stamens 8; Fruits unknown.


Asia-Tropical: New Guinea (Irian Jaya present)
Malesia: Irian Jaya (around Jayapura).


Guioa multijuga looks much like G. sub-sericea; see also note 3 under the latter.


Welzen 1989: p. 239. – In: Leiden Bot. Series: f. 97