Ardisia brevipedata F.Muell.
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1868) Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae 6: 163. Type: Rockingham Bay, 16 October `868, Dallachy s.n.
Occasionally grows into a small tree but usually flowers and fruits as a shrub 1-4 m tall.
Peduncles about 5-10 mm long. Pedicels about 4-10 mm long. Flowers about 3 mm diam. Calyx and petals translucent green marked by reddish-brown oil glands. Calyx tube about 1.5 mm long, lobes about 0.5 mm long. Petals about 2.5 mm long. Anthers narrowly triangular in outline, about 1.5 mm long, filaments about 0.5 mm long. Style about 1.5-2.5 mm long. Ovules 3, 1 per locule.
Cotyledons linear, about 5-7 x 1-2 mm, oil dots reddish. First pair of leaves with numerous, red, elongated oil dots. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf oil dots red and numerous with elongated oil dots usually visible at least close to the midrib. Lateral veins forming loops inside the blade margin. Petiole winged. Terminal bud, petiole and stem clothed in short, erect, red, glandular hairs. Seed germination time 138 to 194 days.