Common name: Red-flowered Socketwood
Daphnandra tenuipes Perkins APNI*
Description: Small tree.
Leaves lanceolate to ovate to ± elliptic, 4–13 cm long, 1.5–3 cm wide, margins finely crenate on upper two-thirds; drying dull mid to dark olive-green or brownish, rarely blackish; petiole 2–8 mm long.
Pedicels usually 4–10 mm long in flower. Perianth 3–4.5 mm long, reddish.
Fruiting receptacle usually ± obpyriform, 7–21 mm long, glabrous; pedicel 8–12 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Frequently found in or on margins of rainforest, confined to the Nightcap Ra. to Tweed R. district, usually between 250 and 600 m alt.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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