Scientific name - Goniothalamus dumontetii
The name is given in honor of Dr. Vincent Dumontet.
Distribution and Habitat - endemic in New Caledonia, the population grows at 0-500 m altitude in wet forests. Natural partners: Apodytes clusiifolia, Burretokentia dumasii, Goniothalamus dumontetii, Hernandez cordigera, Sparattosyce dioica.
Description - small tree, stem 6 m tall, thin. Lujerii are pubescent. Leaves with Lamine obovata, 9-19 x 3.5-5.5 cm, short top acuminata, the acute subcoriacee, subglabra mid rib, ribs side 10-13 pairs, petiole 3.5-10 mm, slightly pubescent. Flowers 12 in each beam, pedicel 30-68 mm long, basal bracts very small. Sepa persistent, 1.5-2.5 x 1.5-3 mm, reflexes in anteza, ovata, easy subglabre-pubescent, brown. Outer petals 18-40 x 3 --6 mm, ovata, slightly pubescent to densely pubescent, red-brown. Inner petals 7.5-13 x 2-5 mm, pubescent, red-brown face and pink-red inside. Stamens 55, 0.7-1.1 x 0.3-0.4 mm, pink-red, pubescent. Rags 6.8, ovary 2-3 mm long, yellow-brown hairs, stigma and til 1.2-2.2 mm long. Blooms in January-June. Fruit with pedicel of 40-120 mm long, subglabru. Seeds 1.3, 20-22 x 15-17 mm.
The Linnean Society of London, Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society
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