Coffea brassii (J.-F.Leroy) A.P.Davis
Davis, A.P. (2010) Phytotaxa 10: 42.
Usually flowers and fruits as a shrub about 1-2 m tall, occasionally flowers when smaller.
Bright orange glands present inside the bracts at the base of the ovary. Calyx (hypanthium) cup-like, lobes reduced to teeth, each with about 2-5 elongated orange glands near the apex. Corolla tube about 8-12 mm long, green, lobes about 9-11 mm long, white. Anthers +/- sessile, attached to the inner surface of the corolla tube but protruding from the orifice. Stigma bilobed.
Fruit black when ripe, laterally compressed, about 7-9 mm long. Calyx remnants persisting at the apex of the fruit. Testa exceedingly thin, endocarp thicker. Endosperm marked by a couple of folds or ruminations. Cotyledons cordate or orbicular, base definitely cordate, wider than the radicle. Cotyledons about 1.5 mm long, radicle about 3.2 mm long.
Features not available.
A deciduous shrub to 3 m tall.
Psilanthus brassii (J.-F.Leroy) A.P.Davis, Novon 13: 183 (2003). Paracoffea brassii J.-F.Leroy, J. Agric. Trop. Bot. Appl. 14: 598(1967), Type: Papua New Guinea, Baroka, Nakeo district, 8 April 1933, L.J. Brass 3473; Holo: BO; Iso: A, BRI. Randia sp. (Coen BH 14378), Australian Tropical Rain Forest Trees, Shrubs & Vines : (2003). Randia sp. (Coen B.P. Hyland 14378), Queensland Plant Names & Distributuon : 183(1997).