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Rhysotoechia bifoliolata subsp. nitida

Family

Sapindaceae

Botanical Name

Rhysotoechia bifoliolata subsp. nitida S.T.Reynolds

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.

Stem

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

Leaves

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.

Flowers

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.

Fruit

Features not available.

Seedlings

Features not available.

Distribution and Ecology

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

CYP

X

Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)

X

RFK Code

3199