Diospyros peninsularis Jessup
Jessup, L.W. (2014) Austrobaileya 9(2): 181-182. Type: Queensland. Cook District: N bank of Pascoe River approx. 1 km inland from river mouth, 21 November 1977, J.G.Tracey 14396.
Flowers and fruits as a shrub to tree to 10 m tall.
Male inflorescence 1-several in leaf axils, each terminating with 3 flowers. Male flowers pedicel 0-1 mm long; calyx tube 1-2.5 mm long, lobes 3, 1.5-2 mm long; corolla tube 5-6 mm long, lobes mostly 3, 1.5-2 mm long, appressed pubescent outside, glabrous inside; stamens 2-3, anthers 2.5-3 mm long; filaments 2.5-3 mm long, free from tube; pistillode 0.5-0.8 mm long. Female inflorescence, flowers solitary, peduncle 0.5-0.7 mm long, pedicel to 0.2 mm long; calyx tube 1.3-1.5 mm long, lobes 3(-4), 1-1.3 mm long; corolla tube 4-4.5 mm long, lobes 3 or 4, 1.4-1.6 mm long; staminodes absent; ovary 2 mm long, stigmas 2 or 3.
Cotyledons orbicular to broadly ovate, about 17-20 x 15-19 mm. Petioles very short. Stem above the cotyledons clothed in rusty hairs. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blades about 35-55 x 10-15 mm, upper and lower surfaces clothed in long prostrate brown hairs, petioles short, about 1-2 mm long. Stems and petioles densely clothed in simple brown hairs. Seed germination time 21 days.
Diospyros sp. Bamaga (B.P.Hyland 2517) [Provisional Phrase Name]. Diospyros sp. Kuranda (L.J.Webb 7265A) [Provisional Phrase Name].