Cecarria obtusifolia

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Cecarria obtusifolia


Glabrous. Leaves opposite; lamina obovate, 3-5.5 by 2-4.5 cm, cuneate at the base to an obscure petiole 2-6 mm long, rounded at the apex, dull on both sides; venation pinnate with the midrib and the main laterals distinct on both sides. Inflorescences few at the nodes, developing successively, a 2-fiowered umbel or produced into a 4-fiowered raceme or spike; axis 6-9(-20) mm long; pedicels 0-3 mm long, the lower ones often shorter when the inflorescence is prolonged into a raceme.


Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present, Cape York Peninsula present, Flores present, Luzon present, Mindanao present, Solomon Islands present, Timor present
Solomon Islands, Australia (Cape York Peninsula); Malesia: Philippines (Luzon, Mindanao), Lesser Sunda Islands (Flores, Timor), New Guinea.


Barlow 1981 – In: Handb. Fl. Papua New Guinea: 229