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Genus Lenwebbia Family Myrtaceae

Description: Trees or shrubs; bark on main stem smooth, brown to grey, branchlets not winged.

Leaves opposite, petiolate.

Terminal inflorescences present or absent; flowers solitary or in threes. Flowers 4-merous. Hypanthium not extending above the ovary summit. Sepals persistent in fruit. Petals free. Stamens numerous, free. Ovary inferior, 3- or 4-locular; ovules many in each loculus, not in regular rows; placentation apically axile, up to 16 ovules per placenta; stigma small.

Fruit a soft berry, globose to subglobose; seeds not obviously arranged in regular rows, testa bony; embryo C-shaped, cotyledons very small.


Distribution and occurrence: World: 2 spp., endemic Aust., Qld, N.S.W.

Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept:

One species in NSW: Lenwebbia prominens

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