Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Rhodomyrtus trineura subsp. capensis Guymer
Guymer, G.P. (1991) Austrobaileya 3(3): 378. Type: Queensland. COOK DISTRICT, McIlwraith Ra., T.R. 14, Leo Creek road, 13 45S, 143 20E, September 1975, B.Hyland 8383 (holo: BRI; iso: QRS.
Ironwood, Rusty; Rusty Ironwood; Malletwood
Inflorescence not exceeding the leaves but usually longer than the petioles. Calyx lobes about 3-4 mm long, pubescent on both the inner and outer surfaces. Petals +/- orbicular, about 8 mm diam., pubescent on the outer surface but almost glabrous on the inner surface. Ovary apex and disk pubescent. Stigma capitate.
Cotyledons ovate, about 3-3.5 mm long. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade +/- elliptic, apex acuminate, base cuneate, both the upper and lower surfaces hairy, particularly on young leaves; oil dots sparse, visible with a lens; leaf blade 3-veined; petiole and stem hairy. Seed germination time 32 to 49 days.