Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Leucopogon malayanus subsp. novoguineensis (Sleumer) Pedley
Pedley, L. (1990) Austrobaileya 3: 271.
Usually grows into a small multistemmed windswept tree but also flowers and fruits as a shrub.
Fruits depressed globular, about 5-6 x 7-9 mm diam. Calyx persistent at the base. Endocarp greenish, clothed in mainly fibrous tissue, depressed globular, about 4-5 x 5-7 mm, ribbed like a pumpkin (Cucurbita spp.). Up to ten seeds in the endocarp, each seed attached by a long funicle. Embryo slightly curved, cotyledons very small, much shorter than the radicle and scarcely as wide.
Occurs in NEQ, known only from a few collections from the Mt Bartle Frere, Pinnacle Rock and Mt Spurgeon areas. Altitudinal range from 950-1200 m. Grows in windswept mountain rain forest usually on granite. Also occurs in New Guinea.