Azanza thespesioides (Benth.) F.Areces
Areces-Berazain, F. & Ackerman, J.D. (2016) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 181: 188.
Flowers and fruits as a shrub about 1-2 m tall.
Leaf blades about 7-9 x 5.5-7.5 cm, petioles about 4-6 cm long. Both the upper and lower surfaces of young leaf blades clothed in stellate hairs. A distinct +/- lanceolate or elliptic gland present near the base of the midrib on the underside of the leaf blade. Lateral veins, about 5 or 6 on each side of the midrib, usually forming loops inside the blade margin. Stipules small, +/- linear. Twig bark strong and fibrous when stripped.
Capsules 3-5 celled, about 20-26 x 15-17 mm, outer surface clothed mainly in prostrate, simple hairs. Calyx persistent at the base, outer surface clothed in short stellate hairs. Seeds about 4-5 x 3 mm, clothed in short, appressed, simple hairs. Embryo about 6 x 3 mm, radicle about 2 x 1 mm, shorter than the cotyledons.
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Thespesia thespesioides (R.Br. ex Benth.) Fryxell, The Natural History of the Cotton Tribe : 99 (1978).Thespesia lampas var. thespesioides (Benth.) Fryxell, Australian Journal of Botany 13: 97 (1965). Fugosia thespesioides Benth., Fl. Aust. 1: 220 (1863), Type: Northern Territory, Inglis Is., Buckingham Bay, 24 Feb. 1803, R. Brown 5139; lecto: BM; iso: BRI, MEL, K.