Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition

Amyema congener subsp. divergens Barlow


Barlow (1983) Brunonia 5: 208. Type: Queensland, Between Massey Ck. & Rocky River, 13 deg 53 143 deg 28, 20 feb. 1980, B. Hyland 10307; Holo: QRS.


Aerial stem-parasitic shrub. Epicortical runners absent (?).


Leaf blades rather thick and leathery, cracking along a straight line when bent back on themselves. Leaf blades about 2.2-5.2 x 0.6-2 cm, petioles about 0.2-0.5 cm long. Midrib and other veins immersed in the leaf tissue, not raised on either the upper or lower surface.


Flowers borne in triads, central flower sessile, lateral flowers on pedicels about 3-4 mm long. Umbels 3-rayed, rays about 6-7 mm long. Primary peduncle about 10-12 mm long. Calyx about 1 mm long, devoid of lobes. Corolla about 16-27 mm long. Anthers about 2-3 mm long, staminal filaments about 7-10 mm long, attached about halfway along the corolla. Style about 17-30 mm long, stigma globular, terminal. No ovules or locules visible in the ovary.


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Distribution and Ecology

Occurs in CYP and NEQ. Altitudinal range from near sea level to 400 m.

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