Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Aneilema acuminatum R.Br.
Brown, R. (1810) Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae : 270.
Weak and slender fleshy herb with ascending branches up to 40 cm tall.
Inflorescence 8-10 cm long; pedicels about 8 mm long, flowers 8-10 mm diam. Sepals 3-4 x 1 mm, translucent with purple margins Petals 4-8 x 3.5 mm. Anthers dimorphic, two large and brown about 1.25 mm long, filaments about 2 mm long and one large yellow anther about 1.5 mm long, filament about 1.5 mm long. Pollen yellow. Staminodes 1-1.2 x 1-1.2 mm on very fine filaments. Style about 5 mm long.
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