Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Psychotria sp. Mt Lewis (V.K.Moriarty 2445)
Provisional HISPID phrase name.
Usually flowers and fruits as a shrub 1-3 m tall.
Flowers about 2-2.5 mm diam. Calyx tube (hypanthium) less than 0.5 mm long, lobes broad, less than 0.5 mm long. Corolla tube about 2 mm long with hairs on the inner surface about the throat, lobes about 2 mm long. Anthers about 1 mm long, filaments less than 0.5 mm long. Style about 2.5-3 mm long.
Cotyledons slightly longer than wide, about 11-12 x 9-12 mm, stipules present. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade dark green on the upper surface, lateral veins forming loops inside the blade margin. Stipules interpetiolar, quite large, about 10-12 mm long. Stems with two longitudinal ribs. Seed germination time 57 to 95 days.
Distribution and Ecology
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