J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 21: 89 (2007) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: extinct (x)
Shrub or small tree to 8 m tall. Leaves papery to leathery; lamina broadly ovate to lanceolate, 2–8 cm long, light green, rough above, smoother and paler beneath; margins serrate to minutely serrate; apex acuminate; base cordate to rounded, symmetric to asymmetric; nerves in 3–8 pairs, the lowest pair frequently giving a 3-nerved appearance; petiole 3–6 mm long; stipules linear-lanceolate, c. 5 mm long. Inflorescence few–many-flowered, to c. 4 cm long. Flowers globose, c. 2 mm diam.; perianth persistent. Drupe ovoid, 2–4 mm long, black. Flowers summer.
WA, NT, Qld, NSW. Collected only once in Victoria, near Mallacoota Inlet in 1937, and now presumed extinct in this State. It extends up the east coast of Australia from southern New South Wales to Cape York, growing in the margins of rainforest and vine thickets, and in eucalypt woodland.
Sometimes toxic to livestock.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|