in Rees, Cycl. 12: Elaeocarpus no. 6 (1809) APNI
Establishment means:Native (naturalised in part(s) of state)
Shrub or small tree 3–10 m tall; young branches glabrescent to sparsely appressed-pubescent. Leaves alternate, 1-foliolate (see genus description), elliptic to oblong-elliptic, mostly 5–13 cm long, 1–4 cm wide, apex acute or obtuse, more or less flat, both surfaces light green (often turning red before falling), glabrous, reticulate-veined; small domatia often present at junctions of main and secondary veins; petiole 5–20 mm long, swollen near junction of lamina. Inflorescences 5–8 cm long. Flowers pendent, white, sometimes flushed with pink; pedicels to c. 10 mm long; sepals c. 8 mm long, sparsely appressed-hairy; petals c. 8 mm long, fringed or deeply lobed, more or less glabrous; stamens 13–15, anthers awned. Drupe ovoid to globose, c. 12 mm long, dark blue. Flowers Oct.–Jan.
EGL, EGU, GipP, HFE, HSF, WPro. Also Qld, NSW, ACT (Jervis Bay), Tas. Mostly in moist, sheltered sites in lowland forests east from Wilsons Promontory and often locally common.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|