Codonocarpus

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Leaves flat, sessile or petiolate. Flowers in axillary racemes or terminal panicles. Calyx shortly and often unevenly lobed; bracts minute (in Victoria). Disc of male flowers with raised rim. Female flowers with turbinate ovary, carpels 25–60; stigmas short. Fruit turbinate; carpels with scarious sides, dehiscent along inner margin but often falling entire; seed attached near apex of column.

3 species, confined to drier areas of the mainland.

Source: Entwisle, T.J. (1996). Gyrostemonaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Hero image
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Brassicales
Higher taxa
genus Codonocarpus
Subordinate taxa