Common name: Hairy Quandong
Elaeocarpus williamsianus Guymer APNI*
Description: Small tree.
Leaves 1-foliolate, lamina oblanceolate, usually 9–18 cm long, 2–5 cm wide, apex rounded, margins ± entire or with a few shallow teeth; lower surface pubescent, small domatia present along midvein; petiole 1–3 cm long.
Racemes borne amongst the leaves, 2.5–5 cm long; pedicels 2–4 mm long. Petals c. 12 mm long, each divided into c. 24 linear lobes, greenish white. Stamens 32–38, not awned, filament longer than the anther.
Fruit globose, 20–30 mm diam., blue, stone deeply sculptured with 3 longitudinal grooves.
Distribution and occurrence: In disturbed rainforest in the Burringbar Ra.; very rare.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Endangered
Text by C. Gardner & L. Murray
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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