Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Actephila traceyi P.I.Forst.
Forster, P.I. (2005) Austrobaileya 7: 87. Type: Queensland, Leo Creek, Timber Reserve 14, McIlwraith Range, 21 June 1995, P.I. Forster PIF 16894. Holo: BRI. Iso: MEL.
Shrub to 3 m tall.
Inflorescence an axillar fascicle, single sex or with both male and female flowers. Male flowers: pedicels 5-16 mm long; sepals 5, ovate-spathulate, 3.5-5 mm long, ciliate in dense apical patch and with occasional marginal cilia; petals absent or 1, narrow-oblong to oblong-spathulate, 1-2 mm long; disk conspicuous, fleshy, 5-angled; stamens 5, filaments 2.5-3.8 mm long, 0.2-0.3 mm diameter, anthers globose-ovoid, 0.4-0.8 mm long, 0.2-0.5 mm wide. Female flowers: pedicels filiform, 10-22 mm long, 0.7-1 mm diameter; sepals 5, spathulate, 3.5-4 mm long, 2.2-3 mm widem glabrous; petals absent, disk conspicuous, fleshy, 1.5-2 mm high, 5-6 mm diameter, annular; ovary not seen; styles 3m simple short, connate at base, ca. 2 mm long, stigmas subcapitate.
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