Syzygium apodophyllum (F.Muell.) B.Hyland
Hyland, B.P.M. (1983) Australian Journal of Botany Supplementary Series 9: 49.
Rex Satinash; Satinash, Rex
Bracts subulate, about 0.4-0.6 mm, present at anthesis, reduced leaves about 3 mm long also present. Calyx tube (hypanthium) gradually tapering into a long pedicel, calyx tube (hypanthium) + pedicel about 10-13 mm long, tube (hypanthium) about 3-4.5 mm diam., calyx +/- operculate, splitting once diametrically and opening as a large pore with a +/- smooth margin. Petals orbicular, about 8 mm diam., oil dots numerous and conspicuous, about 20-80 per petal. Outer staminal filaments about 4-9 mm long, anthers about 0.7 x 0.6 mm, gland +/- terminal, near the back of the anther. Ovules about 8-12 per locule, placentas axile, ovules +/- horizontal or slightly ascending. Style about 10-12 mm long, equal to or exceeding the stamens.
Generally a small poorly formed tree of no commercial value.
Wood specific gravity 0.80. Hyland (1983).