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This species is accepted, and its native range is Papua New Guinea.

[KBu]

Coode, M. (2005). Elaeocarpus for Flora Malesiana: E. crenulatus, E. myrtoides and E. amabilis from New Guinea, Reconsidered. Kew Bulletin, 60(2), 305-311. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/4110942

Distribution
Papua New Guinea
Ecology
Found from 2400 - 3450 m.
Morphology General Habit
Trees or shrubs 1 - 10 m high
Morphology Leaves
Leaves spirally grouped towards twig tips; petioles 0.1 - 1.2 cm long, blades chartaceous to coriaceous, 0.8 - 4 x 0.5 - 2 cm, usually not acuminate, with 2 - 7 pairs of rather obscure main lateral veins and domatia regularly present beneath, entire or weakly serrate with 1 - 7 pairs of teeth concentrated in the apical half
Morphology Leaves Stipules
Stipules usually persistent for a while, ± linear, (1 - )2 - 7 mm long, entire
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers solitary and axillary or in 2 - 4(- 5)- flowered racemes 0.5 - 3 cm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 10 - 21, mostly 14 - 15; anthers ± acuminate but without awns or setae at tip
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 6 - 7 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 5 - 7 x 1.5 - 3 mm with 5 - 10 narrow (but not linear) apical divisions, petals densely short-hairy or -pilose outside
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovaries 2-locular with 4- 6 ovules per loculus, style 3 - 4 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits (where known) 1.1 - 1.3 cm long, with straight seeds and embryos.
Morphology Twigs
Twigs hairy or glabrous, 0.5 - 1.9 mm thick towards the tip, terminal buds non-resinous, hairy
Type
Papua New Guinea, Central Division, Wharton Range, Murray Pass, 2840 m, 15 July 1933, Brass 4505 (holotype NY; isotypes A! BRI! & in L! mixed with Sericolea under Brass 4504).

Native to:

New Guinea

Elaeocarpus myrtoides A.C.Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in J. Arnold Arbor. 25: 238 (1944)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0