Solanum tetrandrum R.Br.
Brown, R. (1810) Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae : 445. Type: Northern Territory, Cotton & Pobassoo Is., Arnhem Bay, R. Brown s.n.; lecto: BM; iso: MEL. Fide D. E. Symon, J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 4: 122 (1981).
Usually flowers and fruits as a shrub about 1-3 m tall.
Inflorescence about as long as the leaf petioles. Flowers about 12-17 mm diam. Pedicels and the outer surfaces of the calyx and corolla clothed in stellate hairs. Calyx tube about 1.5-2 mm long, lobes about 1.5 mm long. Corolla tube about 2 mm long, lobes about 7-8 mm long. Stamens attached to the corolla tube just below the throat, filaments about 0.5-2 mm long, anthers about 4-5 mm long. Ovary about 2 mm long. Style about 7-8 mm long. Ovules numerous.
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Occurs in NT. Altitudinal range very small. Frequently found growing in vegetation close to beach but not completely confined to this habitat. Also occurs in New Caledonia and some other western Pacific islands.