Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Pleioluma singuliflora (C.T.White & W.D.Francis) Swenson
Swenson, U. et al (2013) Taxon 62(4): 765.
Seldom exceeding 30 cm dbh. Exudate slow and meagre, mainly in the inner blaze but quite conspicuous. A cream or pale brown layer generally visible between the subrhytidome layer and the outer blaze. Pale brown, brittle stripes in the inner blaze.
Sepals broadly ovate, sagittate or orbicular, about 5-5.5 x 4-4.5 mm, greyish puberulous on the outer surface, glabrescent or ferruginously sericeous on the inner surface. Corolla about 7-8 mm long. Stamens inserted about the middle of the corolla, filaments about 1.5 mm long, anthers about 1.5 mm long. Staminodes spathulate-oblong or linear, about 2-2.5 mm long. Ovary + style about 7-8 mm long, greyish sericeous. Style difficult to distinguish from the ovary.
Cotyledons ovate, about 31-41 x 10-12 mm. First pair of leaves elliptic, sparsely clothed in brown prostrate hairs. At the tenth leaf stage: terminal bud clothed in very fine prostrate pale hairs. Stem clothed in very fine prostrate brown hairs. Seed germination time 36 days.
Pouteria singuliflora (C.T.White & W.D.Francis) Baehni, Candollea 9: 316 (1942). Planchonella singuliflora (C.T.White & W.D.Francis) P.Royen, Blumea 8: 345 (1955). Beccariella singuliflora (C.T.White & W.D.Francis) Swenson, Bartish & Munzinger, Cladistics 23: 221 (2007). Sideroxylon singuliflorum C.T.White & W.D.Francis, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland 37: 161 (1926), Type: Bellenden Ker, near the summit, C.T. White, January, 1923.