Meiogyne stenopetala subsp. stenopetala (F.Muell.) Heusden APNI*
Synonyms: Ancana stenopetala F.Muell. APNI*
Fissistigma stenopetala (F.Muell.) R.E.Fr. APNI*
Description: Shrub or small tree.
Leaves oblong-lanceolate, 7–10 cm long, 1.5–3 cm wide, glabrous; margin entirevenation strongly reticulate; petiole 2–3 mm long.
Flowers solitary; peduncle 3–5 mm long. Sepals c. 3 mm long. Petals 15–25 mm long, 2–3 mm wide, cream-coloured, covered with brown hairs. Carpels hairy.
Berries 15–25 mm long. c. 10 mm diam., orange-yellow, sparsely hairy, mostly 1–3-seeded,
Flowering: Flowers summer to autumn.
Distribution and occurrence: Occurs north from Coffs Harbour, North Coast; also QLD.
Understorey species found in lowland subtropical rainforest.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by G.J. Harden (1990)
|The single subspecies in NSW. Characters and distribution as for the species in NSW.|
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