White, pendent, July--October, peak August--September.
Fruit/seed Succulent fruit (drupe), 4.2 mm long, yellow--green at maturity, October--December.
Dispersal, establishment and growth Diaspore: fruit, adapted for ant-dispersal (Rice & Westoby 1981)
Fire response Killed by high intensity fire, no seedlings seen (at Lane Cove River & Narrabeen Lake 1/1994, P. Kubiak pers. comm.).
Shrubby woodland on sandstone.
Altitude 0--1200 m
Annual rainfall above 900 mm
Typical local abundance Frequent--occasional.
Vegetation Shrubby woodland and forest e.g with Eucalyptus gummifera, E. eximia, E. piperita, Angophora costata.
Substrate Sandy loam or shallow peaty soil, sandstone, low nutrient soils.
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