Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Symplocos oresbia Jessup
Jessup, L.W. (2011) Austrobaileya 8(3): 244. Type: Queensland. Cook District: Summit area of Thornton Peak, 12 November 1973, T.G.Hartley 14045.
Occasionally grows into a small tree but usually flowers and fruits as a shrub.
Leaf blades about 6-9 x 2-3 cm, petioles about 1-1.5 cm long. Lateral veins about 6-8 on each side of the midrib.
Inflorescences about 2 cm long. Stamens about 20.
Fruits obpyriform, about 7-10 x 4-6 mm, calyx persistent at the apex. Endocarp thick and hard, longitudinally ribbed. Stone about 7-10 x 4-5 mm.
Features not available.
Distribution and Ecology
Symplocos sp. Mt Finnigan (L.J. Brass 20129).
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