Amyema friesiana

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Amyema friesiana


Glabrous except for the inflorescences and flowers sparsely to densely white- or brown-tomentose. Leaves opposite; lamina lanceolate to broadly ovate, often falcate or oblique, (6-)8-15(-20) by 3-7(-10) cm, shortly cuneate at the base to a petiole (8-) 10-20(-30) mm long, mostly acuminate and acute at the apex, dull on both sides; venation nearly curvinerved, distinct on both sides. Inflorescences at the nodes, pedunculate 5- to 8-rayed umbels of triads with all flowers sessile; peduncle 18-30 mm long; rays 5-10 mm long.


Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present, Cape York Peninsula present
Australia (Cape York Peninsula); Malesia: New Guinea.


For discussion of species distinction within the Amyema scandens complex, see .


Barlow 1981 – In: Handb. Fl. Papua New Guinea. p 215
Barlow 1974 – In: Austral. J. Bot. p 577