Monococcus echinophorus F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Shrub 1–3 m high, young growth finely hairy.
Leaves ovate to lanceolate, 3–10 cm long, 1–3 cm wide, apex bluntly acuminate and often ± mucronate, margins entire to irregularly crenate, often undulate; petiole 5–15 mm long.
Racemes elongating to 15–25 cm long in fruiting stage, pendent. Flowers 2–3 mm long, white.
Fruit 4–6 mm long, burr-like, green or brown; 1-seeded.
Distribution and occurrence: In subtropical rainforest near the coast, or along banks of coastal streams, north from Forster district; not common.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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