Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition

Rhysotoechia bifoliolata subsp. nitida S.T.Reynolds

Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)
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Reynolds, S.T. (1991) Austrobaileya 3(3): 490. Type: Queensland, Northern slopes of Mt White, about 2.8 km from Coen, 10 July 1990, E. M. Ross s.n.; holo: BRI; iso: BRI.


Flowers and fruits as a shrub about 3-5 m tall.


Compound leaves usually consist of two leaflets. Leaflet blades about 5-8 x 2-3 cm, leaflet stalks about 0.2-0.5 cm long.


Calyx about 2-3 mm long, twice as long as the corolla. Petal margins crenate, base cordate. Staminal filaments hairy towards the base. Stamens 7-8. Ovary hairy.


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Distribution and Ecology

Endemic to CYP, known from Mt White near Coen and the Silver Plains area. Altitudinal range not known but collected at 300-350 m. Grows in vine thickets, monsoon forest and similar types of vegetation on scree slopes.

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