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Logania albiflora (Andrews) Druce APNI*
Description: Erect shrub to c. 2 m high, dioecious; branches ± angular, glabrous or slightly hairy.
Leaves with lamina ± linear to lanceolate, 20–55 mm long, 2–14 mm wide; apex acute to acuminate; base attenuate; margins flat or recurved; lower surface densely papillose; petiole 3–5 mm long.
Inflorescence typically >20 mm long, usually >3-flowered; flowers unisexual. Calyx c. 1 mm long; lobes ovate. Corolla 2–3 mm long, white; tube 1.5–2.5 mm long, longer than lobes; lobes broad-ovate, rounded; outer and inner surfaces papillose. Stamens inserted about half-way up corolla tube.
Capsule 5–9 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in wet sclerophyll forest and woodland, widespread, but mostly uncommon, from coastal districts west to Condobolin district.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic.
Text by B. J. Conn
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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