Description: Large shrubs to trees, glabrous or almost so.
Leaves alternate, simple, margins entire, sessile or shortly petiolate.
Inflorescences terminal, paniculate, leafy. Flowers bisexual, slightly zygomorphic, subtended by pairs of opposite bracts. Calyx campanulate, 5-lobed. Corolla tube funnel-shaped to campanulate; limb 5-lobed. Stamens 4, sometimes 5, didynamous, inserted at base of corolla tube; 1 staminode sometimes present; anthers 1-locular, dehiscing by a terminal, semicircular slit. Ovary 2-locular.
Fruit a succulent berry.
Distribution and occurrence: World: 3 species, Australia, New Caledonia. Australia: 3 species, (2 species endemic), mainland States.
Text by B. J. Conn
| ||Key to the species|| |
|1||Leaves mostly narrow-elliptic or lanceolate to linear; corolla 7–15 mm long||Duboisia hopwoodii|
|Leaves mostly obovate to more or less elliptic to more or less ovate; corolla 4–7 mm long||Duboisia myoporoides|