Excoecaria dallachyana (Baill.) Benth.
Bentham, G. (1873), Flora Australiensis 6: 153
Scrub Poison Tree, Milky Birch, Milkwood, Brush Poison Tree, Brown Birch, Blind Your Eye
Leaves alternate, simple, often produced in a tight spiral. Stipules present, lanceolate, 1-1.5 mm long. Petioles 0.5-2 cm long; glands normally visible, one or more on each side of the leaf blade near its junction with the petiole. Leaf blade ovate to elliptic, 3-9 cm long, 1-4 cm wide, base ± rounded to truncate or tapered, margins crenate or serrate with small glands often present on tooth apex, leaf apex acuminate. Leaf glabrous. Lateral veins about 8-12 on each side of the midrib usually forming loops inside the blade margin.
Inflorescences in axillary spikes, plant dioecious. Flowers 2 or 3-merous, each flower enveloped in a biglandular bract before anthesis. Tepals 2 or 3, ± free, green, white or yellowish brown. Male flowers with 2 or 3 stamens with filaments fused at base; female flowers with superior ovary, with 2 or 3 branched recurved style.
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This profile information and associated coding has been reproduced from Cooper & Cooper (2004), Airy Shaw (1980) and Harden et al. (2014).