Glochidion apodogynum Airy Shaw
Airy Shaw, H.K. (1972) Kew Bulletin 27: 44. Type: Papua, Milne Bay district, Baiawa, Moi Biri Bay, 9 Sept. 1953, Brass 24333; holo: K.
Can grow into a small tree but often flowers and fruits as a shrub 1-4 m tall.
Leaf blades about 5-11 x 3-5 cm, hairy on both the upper and lower surfaces. Petioles very short, +/- swollen, hairy. Leaf bearing twigs clothed in pale, +/- erect hairs.
Flowers about 2 mm diam. Tepals pubescent on the outer surface but glabrous on the inner in both male and female flowers. Male flowers: Inflorescences without a peduncle and strictly axillary. Flowers without a disk. Female flowers: Flowers +/- sessile. Styles fused to form a hemispherical or button-shaped mass on top of the ovary.
Capsules pubescent on the outer surface, lobed, resembling a miniature Queensland Blue pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) in shape.
Features not available.