Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition

Arytera pseudofoveolata H.Turner

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Flowers, immature fruit. © B. Gray
Flowers, immature fruit. © B. Gray
Leaves and inflorescence. © B. Gray
Young leaves [not vouchered]. © G. Sankowsky

Turner, H. (1993) Blumea 38(1): 142. Type: Brass 5560 (holo A; iso BM, BO, NY, US), Kubuna, Central Dist., Nov. 1933.


Tree to 25 m tall.


Leaves 2-jugate (two pairs of leaflets); leaflets opposite, ovate to elliptic, 5.4-17.7 x 2-7.4 cm, base slightly attenuate to acute, apex rounded to slightly acuminate; domatia small; lateral veins looped at leaflet margin.


Inflorescences 3.5-14 cm long, cymules 1-5-flowered. Calyx 0.7-0.9 mm high, teeth equal. Petals 3-5, elliptic to almost semiorbicular, 0.6-1 x 0.5-0.7 mm, apex obtuse, glabrous on both sides, scales 0.3-0.7 mm long, adnate to margin up to halfway, basially auricled, apically slightly broadened, sparsely pilose. Disc pilose on rim and between stamens. Stamens 6-8, filaments 3-3.7 mm long, sparsely pilose, anther 0.5-0.6 mm long, straight, connective not protruding, subglabrous to subpilose. Pistil: ovary 2-locular, style and stigma not lobed.


Fruit not observed.


Features not available.

Distribution and Ecology

Occurs in CYP. Altitudinal range from near sea level to 100 m. Grows as a canopy tree in semi deciduous vine forest on a variety of sites. Also occurs in New Guinea.

Natural History & Notes

Description from Blumea 38(1).

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