Common name: orange berry
Drymophila moorei Baker APNI*
Description: Herb to 30 cm high, aerial stems unbranched.
Leaves elliptic to broad-lanceolate, 3–6 cm long, 10–20 mm wide, apex bluntly acute, both surfaces glabrous, midrib prominent, and raised; petiole c. 1 mm long.
Flowers 10–15 mm diam., white to pale pink; pedicel 8–12 mm long. Tepals 5–8 mm long, inner ones slightly longer. Ovary 3- or 4-locular.
Berry ± ovoid, 10–15 mm long, orange-yellow; seeds few.
Flowering: mainly spring.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows chiefly in cooler rainforest on the ranges; north from the Manning R.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NT
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)
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