Common name: Mountain Denhamia
Denhamia moorei Jessup APNI*
Synonyms: Denhamia sp. A sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*
Description: Shrub or small tree to 6 m high, glabrous; branchlets striate.
Leaves mostly oblanceolate or narrow-elliptic, 2–6 cm long, 4–17 mm wide, apex acute or rounded-obtuse, base attenuate, margins entire to slightly crenate, recurved, both surfaces glabrous and dull; petiole 1–2 mm long.
Inflorescences mostly 1–3-flowered. Petals c. 3.3 mm long. Ovary 3-locular, 4–6 ovules per loculus.
Capsule obovoid or ovoid, 10–18 mm long, 3-valved, yellow; seeds ± half-surrounded by aril.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in cool- and warm-temperate rainforest, confined to the Point Lookout-Mt Hyland-Dorrigo area.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NT
Text by T. A. James
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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