Cynometra novoguineensis

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Cynometra novoguineensis


Tree to 19 m tall. Leaves 1-jugate. Inflorescences very short, rachis less than 4 mm long, few-flowered; bracts c. 1 mm long, obtuse, striate; pedicels 4-5 mm, glabrous. Sepals oblong-lanceolate, 2 mm long. Petals 1 mm long. Stamens 10, c. 2 mm. Ovary very shortly stipitate, glabrous or laxly hairy at the apex; style c. 2 mm, curved, glabrous.


Asia-Tropical, Irian Jay a: Jayapura present
Malesia: New Guinea (Irian Jay a: Jayapura).


Only known from the type and one additional sterile collection.


Verdc. 1979 – In: Manual New Guinea Leg., Lae Bot. Bull.: 82.
Meeuwen 1970 – In: Blumea: 28