Neoroepera buxifolia Mull.Arg. & F.Muell.
Mueller, J. von (Aargau) in Candolle, A.L.P.P. de (ed.) (August 1866), Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 15(2): 489 [tax. nov.]. Lectotype: In Nova Hollandia ad Prenchestic Creek (Bowman, a cl. Ferd. Muell. missa in hb. DC.!). Henderson, R.J.F. (1992), Studies in Euphorbiaceae A.L.Juss., sens. lat. 2. A Revision of Neoroepera Muell. Arg. & F. Muell. (Oldfieldioideae K~xhler & Webster, Caletieae Muell. Arg.). Austrobaileya 3(4): 622-624.
Leaves simple, alternate. Stipules present but small, to 0.3 mm long, sometimes falling off early. Petiole short and swollen, 1-2 mm long. Leaf blade narrowly to broadly ovate to elliptic, 1-4 cm long, 0.4-2 cm wide, base obtuse or cuneate, margin entire and sometimes recurved, apex acute and retuse with a small red callus at tip of midrib on lower surface, the callus often hairy and occasionally with a mucro.
Inflorescence in axillary clusters. Plant monoecious, flowers unisexual. Female flowers solitary and apical on a short axis with several male flowers below. Perianth lobes somewhat dimorphic, generally three small outer tepals (0.75-1.8 mm long, 0.65-1.2 mm wide) and three large inner tepals (2.2-3.2 mm long, 1.5-2.5 mm wide), although tepal number variable (4-7), tepals glabrous with ciliate margins. Male flowers on long slender pedicels, 4.5-8 mm long; stamens generally 6 although 4, 5 or 7 recorded, filaments glabrous; lobed disk present at base of filaments; pistillode absent. Female flowers on 9-25 mm pedicels; staminodes absent; ovary seated on a 3-lobed disk, ovules 2 per locule; style stout with large flattened stigma.
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Securinega muelleriana Baill. Adansonia 6:333 (1866) .Roeperia buxifolia Benth. Flora Australiensis 6: 117. (1873).