Amyema strongylophylla

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Amyema strongylophylla


Glabrous except for the inflorescence and flowers densely red-brown tomentose. Leaves opposite; lamina broadly obovate to orbicular, 8-13 by 5.5-11 cm, shortly cuneate at the base to a petiole 5-10 mm long, rounded at the apex, dull on both sides; venation pinnate but somewhat curvinerved with the midrib and the main laterals usually distinct on both sides. Inflorescences at the nodes, pedunculate 15- to 20-rayed umbels of triads with the central flowers sessile; peduncle 15-30 mm long, robust, globosely dilated at the apex; rays 6-13 mm long, arising in depressions; pedicels of the lateral flowers 2-4 mm long.


Northern New Guinea present
Malesia: Northern New Guinea.


Additional synonymy given by is now referred to Amyema rigidiflora; for discussion, distinction as a species and differences from A. rigidiflora, see .


Barlow 1974 – In: Austral. J. Bot. p 593
Barlow 1981 – In: Handb. Fl. Papua New Guinea. p 223