Diospyros rugosula R.Br.
Brown, R. (1810), Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae: 526. Type: Carpentaria, Groote Eylandt, 15 January 1803, R. Brown iter Austral. 2827.
Deciduous shrub or tree to 7 m tall.
Twigs and petioles clothed in short erect brown hairs at least when young. Leaf petiole 2-6.5 mm long. Leaf blades about 2-9(-14) x 2-4(-5.5) cm. Glands sparse, usually four to six flat glands present on the lower surface of the leaf blade on either side of the midrib. Lateral veins 4-5 pairs, forming loops inside the blade margin.
Male inflorescence axes to 1 cm long; mostly 2 or 3 flowered; calyx tube 1-1.5 mm long, lobes 4 ca. 2 mm long; corolla contorted, tube 2-2.5 mm long, lobes 4 ca. 5-6 m long. Stamens 14-16, filaments adnate to corolla tube in pairs; pistillode globular, less than 1 mm. Female flowers solitary, peduncle 3.5-5 mm long, with 2 foliaceous bracts; calyx tube 2-2.5 mm long, lobes 4 ca. 5.5-7 mm long; corolla contorted, tube 2.5-3 mm long, lobes 4, ca. 4.2-4.8 mm long; staminodes 4; styles 4, fused at base.
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Diospyros cordifolia Roxb., Plants of the Coast of Coromandel 1 : 38 (1796). Type: .. among the mountains in the Circars. [Misapplied name in Australia].