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Coprosma huttoniana P.S.Green
Family Rubiaceae
Coprosma huttoniana P.S.Green APNI*

Description: Shrub or small tree to 4 m tall. Young stems glabrous.

Leaves only slightly fetid when bruised; petiole 4–10 mm long, glabrous; lamina elliptic-ovate to narrowly elliptic, 2–6 cm long, 1.3–2.5 cm wide; base rounded to acute, abruptly attenuate onto petiole, flat; apex acute or very slightly acuminate with blunt tip; primary veins 5 (or 6) on each side of midrib, without domatia; stipules 3–4 mm long, with apex stiff, linear (point 1.5–2.5 mm long).

Calyx obscure. Corolla 4 mm long, green. Male flowers in clusters of 3; filaments 6 mm long; anthers 3 mm long. Female flowers in clusters of 3; corolla lobes 3 mm long; stigmatic arms 6 mm long.

Fruit ellipsoidal, 10 mm long, bright reddish orange.


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Distribution and occurrence: Endemic to Lord Howe Is., occurring on Mt Gower.

Frequent in the montane forest.
NSW subdivisions: LHI
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