Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Lepidopetalum fructoglabrum Welzen
Welzen, P.C. van (1992) Blumea 36: 455. Type: Papua New Guinea, Morobe District, Oomis Creek, Hartley 9948; holo: L; iso: A, Bri, CANB, K.
Seldom exceeding 30 cm dbh.
At the tenth leaf stage: leaflet blades elliptic, apex acute to shortly acuminate, base cuneate slightly unequal-sided, upper surface with a few hairs along the midrib; petiole and rhachis of compound leaf hairy.
Distribution and Ecology
Occurs in CYP. Altitudinal range from near sea level to 100 m. Grows as an understory tree in well developed gallery forest. Also occurs in New Guinea.
Lepidopetalum subdichotomum Radlk., Die Flora von Kaiser Wilhelms Land : 67(1889), Type: Hatzfeldthafer im Walde: HOLLRUNG n. 387; ein 4-6 m hoher Baum.
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