Seringia arborescens (Aiton) Druce APNI*
Description: Tall shrub to 8 m high with young branches rusty-tomentose.
Leaves ovate to lanceolate, mostly 5–15 cm long, 1.5–6 cm wide, glabrous or almost so on upper surface, stellate-tomentose and with main veins raised and rusty-tomentose on lower surface; petiole 5–10 mm long.
Cymes mostly leaf-opposed, few-many-flowered. Flowers greenish white. Calyx 3–5 mm long, tomentose.
Capsule c. 10 mm diam., tomentose, not bristly, carpels separating in fruit.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in moist eucalypt forest; widespread but not common, north from Ulladulla.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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