Trans. & Proc. Victorian Inst. Advancem. Sci. 131 (1855)
Shrub or small tree 1.5–9 m high; branches glabrous or puberulous when young, with conspicuous white lenticels. Leaves ovate to lanceolate, mostly 6–16 cm long and 1.5–5 cm wide, acuminate, margins entire or shallowly crenate, discolorous, glabrous or slightly pubescent when young, surfaces prominently reticulate-veined; petiole 8–15 mm long. Racemes mostly 1–3 cm long, 1–3 per axil, mostly 5–11-flowered, elongating in fruit; pedicels 2–10 mm long. Calyx c. 0.5 mm long, with obscure triangular teeth; petals 1–2.5 mm long, induplicate-valvate in bud, yellow or greenish-white. Drupe ellipsoid-ovoid, 15–20 mm long, 10–14 mm wide, usually purple or blackish. Flowers spring and summer.
EGL, EGU, GipP, HFE, MonT. Also Qld, NSW. In Victoria confined to jungle gullies and their margins, rocky scrubs, and riparian and other moist forests of East Gippsland.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|