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
Trees and shrubs
Shrub 4 m high, dense crown. Bark brown, rough. Leaves persistent, coriacee, simple, language spatulate, entire edge, top round, the obovata, central rib obvious, and glossy dark green upper side, more open bottom, glabra, arranged in vertical false. Blossom umbela
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