Phyllanthus praelongipes Airy Shaw & G.L.Webster
Airy Shaw, H.K. & Webster, G.L. (1972) Kew Bulletin 26: 100. Type: PAPUA, Northern Distr., near Safia Patrol Post, 6 Aug. 1963, Darbyshire 1206; holo: K.
Branches are shed like Kauri Pine (Agathis robusta), leaving quite large shallow depressions on the trunk.
Cotyledons elliptic or obovate, about 4-5 mm long. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade broadly ovate, apex acute or obtuse, base rounded or cuneate, glabrous; stipules very small, triangular, visible with a lens. All leaves after the first pair are produced on lateral branches which could be mistaken for compound leaves. Seed germination time 26 days.