Common name: Small-leaved Hazelwood
Symplocos baeuerlenii R.T.Baker APNI*
Description: Shrub or small tree to 7 m high; buds and young stems finely hairy.
Leaves narrow-elliptic to elliptic, 2.5–7 cm long, 7–20 mm wide, apex acuminate, base tapered, margins toothed with 4–8 pairs of irregular teeth, both surfaces glabrous and ± glossy, lamina relatively thin, reticulum coarse; petiole 0–4 mm long.
Inflorescences axillary, racemose and 5–10 mm long or flowers solitary or clustered; pedicels 1–2 mm long. Calyx c. 2 mm long. Corolla c. 3 mm long, cream. Stamens 15–25.
Drupe ellipsoid, c. 6 mm long, red.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in subtropical and warm-temperate rainforest, north from the Nightcap Ra.; not common.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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