Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition

Amyema dolichopoda Barlow

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Buds and flowers. © R. Jensen
Flowers. © R. Jensen
Leaves and flowers. © R. Jensen

Barlow, B.A. (1983) Brunonia 5: 209. Type: WA, 75 km. WNW of Wyndham, 20 March 1978, M. Lazarides 8694; Holo: CANB.


Aerial stem-parasitic shrub. Epicortical runners absent.


Leaf blades thick and leathery, about 4-5 x 1-1.2 cm, petioles about 0.1 cm long or absent. Leaf blades 3-5-veined.


Flowers borne in triads, central flower +/- sessile, lateral flowers on definite stalks. Triads in 2-rayed umbels, the rays about 5-7 mm long. Primary peduncle about 6-18 mm long. Calyx about 0.8 mm long, without any obvious lobes. Corolla about 20-23 mm long. Anthers about 1.5-2 mm long, staminal filament about 8 mm long. Ovary about 1-1.5 mm long, lower part white-tomentose. Style about 20 mm long. Stigma small, +/- globular.


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Distribution and Ecology

Endemic to WA (confined to the Kimberly Region). Altitudinal range not known, one specimen collected close to sea level. Sometimes found on trees in monsoon forest.

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