Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Garcinia russellii W.E.Cooper
Cooper, W.E. (2013) Austrobaileya 9(1): 22-24, Figs 2E, 3G & H, 4, Map 4. Type: Australia: Queensland. Cook District: North of Mossman River, Daintree National Park, 9 July 2011, W. Cooper 2137, R.Russell, R.Jensen & R.Jago (holo: CNS [1 sheet + spirit]; iso: BRI, CANB, MO).
Exudate colourless, milky or white. Leaves peltate; petioles 10-25 mm long, attached on underside of lamina; leaf blades 11-29.5 cm long x 4.5-10 cm wide; oblong or ovate-oblong; base cordate or rounded; margin entire and strongly recurved; main vein raised on both surface; secondary veins ca. 100, raised on both sides; exudate-containing canals sparse on both sides as unbranched or branched lines.
Male inflorescence terminal, a panicle, 9-39-flowered, 30-62 mm long. Male flowers: 13-27.3 mm diam., pedicels 2.5-5 mm long; sepals 4, 2-whorled, orbicular; outer pair joined, 4-6 mm long x 7-8 mm wide; inner pair free, 4-8 mm long 4-10 mm wide, pale green; petals 4, free, orbicular or oblong-orbicular, 8.5-15 mm long x 7.5-15 mm wide, white or cream; androecium of 4 fused phalanges creating a solitary receptacle, rhombic, adnate to petals and flower base, undivided or divided into 4 shallow lobes at apex, 5.5-11 mm diam.; anthers numerous, densely clustered, subsessile, strap-shaped or broadly wedge-shaped, ca. 2 mm long x 0.5 mm wide; fungiform pistillode present in some flowers, ca. 4.5 mm long. Female inflorescence terminal, a solitary flower. Female flower: 16-25 mm diam.; pedicel 2 mm long; sepals 4, free, D-shaped, cream; outer pair narrowly joined, ca. 6.3 mm long x 7.2 mm wide; inner pair free, ca. 8.3 mm long x 10 mm wide; petals 4, oblong-orbicular, ca. 13.5 mm long x 10.5 mm wide, cream; staminodal phalanges 4, adnate to petals, somewhat square, apex rounded, antherodes 5-8 per phalange, ca. 1 mm diam.; gynoecium urn-shaped, ca. 6 mm long; ovary ovoid or top-shaped, 6-8-locular; stigma domed, 6-8-rayed, 3.5 mm diam.; ovules 1-4 per locule.
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