Acronychia acuminata T.G.Hartley
Hartley, T.G. (1974) Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 55: 498. Type: Queensland, MacDowall Range between Daintree River and Bloomfield River, 16 30 S., 145 17 E., Webb & Tracey10760; holo: CANB.
Grows into a small tree but also flowers and fruits as a shrub.
Flowers about 10 mm diam. Sepals about 1 x 0.4 mm. Petals about 4 x 1 mm, outer surface clothed in short hairs. Stamens eight, dimorphic, four long and four short. Longer stamens with hairy filaments about 3.5 mm long and anthers about 1 x 0.5 mm. Shorter stamens with hairy filaments about 2.5 mm long and globose anthers about 0.5 mm diam. Pollen white. Ovary seated on a large yellowish disk. Style about 1-2 mm long, 4-fluted.
Fruits about 14 mm diam. Seeds about 4.5 x 3 mm, testa black.
Cotyledons about 6 x 4.5 mm, margins slightly crenate, petioles about 3 mm long. Oil dots orbicular, closely spaced. First pair of leaves opposite, trifoliolate. Lateral leaflets about 3 x 2 mm. Middle leaflet about 8 x 4 mm. At the tenth leaf stage: leaves simple, leaf blade about 55 x 18 mm, petiole about 13 mm long, grooved on the upper surface. Lateral veins forming loops inside the blade margin. Seed germination time 38 to 106 days.