Psychotria loniceroides Sieber ex DC.
Candolle, A.P. de (1830) Prodromus 4: 523. Type: Sieb! nov.-holl. exs. n. 263. in Novae-Hollandiae; holo: G-DC?.
Psychotria, Hairy; Mapoon Bush; Bush, Mapoon; Hairy Psychotria
Usually flowers and fruits as a shrub 1-2 m tall.
Stipules about 7 mm long, tubular, encircling the twigs, ending in two aristate tips on each side of the twig. Young shoots, twigs and leaves densely clothed in rusty pink or brown hairs. Leaf blades about 5-11 x 1.5-5 cm. Lateral veins depressed on the upper surface and forming loops just inside the blade margin.
Cotyledons broadly ovate, about 10-17 x 9-11 mm, apex obtuse, base rounded to almost cordate. Cotyledonary stipules about 1-2 mm long. First pair of leaves opposite and stipulate. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade elliptic to obovate, apex acute, base attenuate, underside clothed in numerous pale hairs. Stipules interpetiolar, encircling the stems, stipules about 3-11 mm long, bifid at the apex. Seed germination time 43 to 523 days.