Bot. Beob. 44 (1798) APNI
Dioecious or rarely polygamodioecious, erect shrub to 3.5 m high; branchlets angular to flattened, glabrous. Leaves simple, elliptic, lanceolate or ovate, 4.5–13 cm long, 1–4.7 cm wide, acute to acuminate, entire to sinuate, not viscid, dull, discolorous, glabrous; petiole 2–11 mm long. Flowers in terminal panicles; pedicels 4.3–8.5 mm long; sepals 4(or 5), broadly triangular, 0.6–1 mm long, caducous; stamens 8(–10), longer than sepals; ovary glabrous. Capsule 3-winged, broadly obovate or broadly oblong in outline, 8–16 mm long, 10–15 mm wide, glabrous, wings 2–5 mm wide, membranous; seed lenticular, 2.5–2.7 mm long, black, shiny, usually with hyaline membrane lifting at margin, exarillate. Flowers mostly summer.
EGL, EGU. Also NSW, Qld. Locally common in wet and dry sclerophyll forests east of Bairnsdale, usually growing in sandy soils or shallow soils overlaying rock, often near watercourses.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|