Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Psydrax odorata subsp. arnhemica S.T.Reynolds & R.J.F.Hend.
Reynolds, S.T. & Henderson, R.J.F. (2004) Austrobaileya 6: 837. Type: Northern Territory, Gunn Point, 20 Dec. 1989, J. Russell-Smith 8171 & Lucas, Holo: BRI; Iso: DNA, QRS.
Sweet Susie; Shiny-Leaved Canthium
A small tree not exceeding 30 cm dbh. Flowers and fruits as a shrub about 3 m tall. Sapwood surface corrugated. Blaze darkens markedly on exposure.
Stipules broad at the base and tapering to a point at the apex or abruptly narrowed into a linear, subulate point at the apex. Leaf blades about 5.5-9 x 2.3-5 cm. Domatia are foveoles with a comparatively small opening. Lateral veins, about 4 or 5, forming indistinct loops well inside the blade margin. Midrib slightly raised on the upper surface of the leaf blade.
Hypanthium green, about 2 mm long. Calyx lobes less than 0.5 mm long. Corolla tube about 2-2.5 mm long, lobes about 2.5-3 mm long. Fide B.L. Koch (1992) Flora of the Kimberley Region.
Features not available.
Occurs in WA and NT. Altitudinal range probably small, from near sea level to about 300 m, collected close to sea level. Grows in monsoon forest, beach forest or vine thickets. Also recorded from East Timor.