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Amyema congener subsp. divergens

Family

Loranthaceae

Botanical Name

Amyema congener subsp. divergens Barlow

Barlow (1983) Brunonia 5: 208. Type: Queensland, Between Massey Ck. & Rocky River, 13 deg 53 143 deg 28, 20 feb. 1980, B. Hyland 10307; Holo: QRS.

Stem

Epicortical runners absent (?)

Leaves

Leaf blades rather thick and leathery, cracking along a straight line when bent back on themselves. Leaf blades about 2.2-5.2 x 0.6-2 cm, petioles about 0.2-0.5 cm long. Midrib and other veins immersed in the leaf tissue, not raised on either the upper or lower surface.

Flowers

Flowers borne in triads, central flower sessile, lateral flowers on pedicels about 3-4 mm long. Umbels 3-rayed, rays about 6-7 mm long. Primary peduncle about 10-12 mm long. Calyx about 1 mm long, devoid of lobes. Corolla about 16-27 mm long. Anthers about 2-3 mm long, staminal filaments about 7-10 mm long, attached about halfway along the corolla. Style about 17-30 mm long, stigma globular, terminal. No ovules or locules visible in the ovary.

Seedlings

Features not available.

Distribution and Ecology

Endemic to CYP (?) Altitudinal range from near sea level to 400 m.

CYP

X

Epiphyte

X

RFK Code

6004