Melhania brachycarpa Blume
Domin, K. (1930) Bibliotheca Botanica 22(89): 972. Type: Chillagoe, Queensland.
Usually flowers and fruits as a herb but occasionally grows into a shrub 1 m tall.
Pedicels about 5-10 mm long. Epicalyx of 3-5 lobes, about 10-12 x 2 mm, clothed in stellate hairs. Sepals about 14-17 mm long, stellate hairy on the outer surface, inner surface glabrous. Petals glabrous, withering and remaining around the ovary following anthesis. Stamens five, alternating with five larger petaloid staminodes. Pollen yellow. Ovary densely clothed in long stellate or branched hairs.
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