Rhysotoechia congesta

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Rhysotoechia congesta


Tree, 6-21 m high, dbh 42 cm, not buttressed, with somewhat gnarled divided trunk, narrow crown of erect branches, outer bark dark brown with minute fissures, inner bark light brown. Branchlets rough, greenish brown to greenish black; Leaves 1-3-jugate; Inflorescences axillary or subterminal or ramiflorous, paniculate, branching at the base, very laxly puberulous to glabrous when old; Fruits globular with an emarginate apex, attenuate at the base, 2-2.5 by 1.8-2.3 cm, outside slightly rugose, glabrous, inside papillose; Seeds ovoid, c. 12 by 10 mm;


Asia-Tropical, E Highlands present, Morobe Prov present, Papua New Guinea present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (E Highlands and Morobe Prov.).