Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Ehretia saligna var. membranifolia (R.Br.) Randell
Randell, B.R. (1993) Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 15(2): 93-94.
Blaze darkens markedly on exposure.
Leaf blades about 3-10 x 0.5-3 cm, usually more than 4 times as long as broad, bases oblique. Petiole slender, grooved on the upper surface. Lateral veins about 8-20 on each side of the midrib. Midrib slightly raised on the upper surface. Domatia are conspicuous tufts of hair. Fine oak grain in the twigs.
Fruits globular, about 2-3.5 mm long.
Cotyledons ovate, 5-6 mm long, hairy on the upper surface. At the tenth leaf stage: leaves lanceolate, apex acute, base cuneate or rounded; leaves hairy on the underside at least along midrib and main lateral veins; stem clothed in pale hairs. Seed germination time 14 to 22 days.