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Published In: Blumea 21: 87. 1973. (Blumea) Name publication detail
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 7/15/2020)
Acceptance : Accepted
Taxon Profile     (Last Modified On 6/26/2012)
Description: Probably andromonoecious, unarmed, glabrous, terrestrial, evergreen shrubs or small trees. Stems branched, pachycaulous. Leaves alternate, sessile or short-petiolate, the bases apparently neither clasping nor alate, exstipulate; blades simple, oblanceolate, the margins entire to undulate. Inflorescences axillary, racemose or once forked, the ultimate units umbellules; bracts present; pedicels very short, articulated. Calyx a low rim with 5–6 minute lobes; petals 5–6, valvate, free; stamens 5–6; carpels (4 or) 5–6, ovaries inferior, styles free, the disc depressed and fleshy. Fruits drupes, glabrous, broadly obovoid, terete; endocarps crustaceous. Endosperm uniform.
Distribution: W New Guinea, in primary forests at low elevations.

 
 
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