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Syzygium crebrinerve (C.T.White) L.A.S.Johnson
Family Myrtaceae
Common name: Rose Satinash

Syzygium crebrinerve (C.T.White) L.A.S.Johnson APNI*

Description: Medium-sized to large tree, often prominently buttressed, bark flaky; new growth bright red.

Leaves lanceolate to elliptic, 5–14 cm long, 1.5–5 cm wide, apex acuminate, base ± cuneate, glabrous, upper surface glossy, lower surface paler; lateral veins numerous, faint in fresh material, more prominent when dried, intramarginal vein distinct; oil glands scattered, distinct; petiole 4–11 mm long, reddish.

Inflorescences panicles, terminal and in the upper axils. Petals 2–4 mm long, free and spreading. Stamens 5–10 mm long.

Fruit depressed-globose, 15–25 mm wide, purple to magenta; seed solitary, embryo solitary, cotyledons smooth.

Flowering: Nov.–Dec.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in subtropical rainforest, north from Comboyne.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)

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