Scolopia braunii (Klotzsch) Sleumer
Sleumer, H.O. (1972) Blumea 20: 40.
Flintwood; Mountain Cherry; Brown Birch; Birch, Brown; Scolopia
Inflorescences about the same length as the leaves, but seldom exceeding them, racemes about 2-4 cm long, pedicels about 2-4 mm long. Sepals ovate, about 1-2.5 mm long, ciliate. Petals about 3 mm long, overlapping at the apex, but not touching laterally. Stamens about 50-60, filaments glabrous, about 3-4 mm long. Disk glands about 12-16, truncate, orange in colour.
Cotyledons orbicular, about 8-10 mm diam. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade ovate, apex acuminate, base cuneate, with about 3-4 large blunt teeth along each side of the leaf blade, glabrous; stipules very small, inconspicuous, even with a lens. Stem clothed in very short erect hairs. Seed germination time 11 to 22 days.
Food plant for the larval stages of the Australian Rustic and Eastern Flat Butterflies. Common & Waterhouse (1981).