Mitrephora diversifolia (Span.) Miq.
Miquel, F.A.W. (1858) Fl. Ned. Ind. 1(2): 32. Type: Timor, J. Spanoghe. Isolecto: L, MEL. (Fide Jessup (2007).
Flying Duck Flower
Usually grows into a small tree but also flowers and fruits as a shrub. Subrhytidome layer very dark, almost black. Blaze finely layered. Narrow fibrous stripes in the outer blaze.
Cotyledons ovate, about 25-30 x 20-25 mm, hairy along midrib on upper surface. At the tenth leaf stage: leaves ovate to elliptic, upper surface hairy along midrib, lateral veins about 7 or 8 each side of the midrib; petiole, stem and buds densely clothed in brown hairs. Seed germination time 241 to 243 days.