Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Tapeinosperma pseudojambosa (F.Muell.) Mez
Mez, C.C. (1902) Das Pflanzenreich Heft 9 : 170.
Small shrubs or trees to 12 m. Trunk slender, bark smooth, nondescript to mottled greyish-brown, lenticellate, blaze cream to pinkish-red; branchlets reddish with small ridges extending down from base of the petiole.
Inflorescence 3-10 cm long, branches reddish. Flowers 3-4 mm long, prominent red-coloured glands on calyx, corolla and style.
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Distribution and Ecology
Endemic to Australia. Occurs in NEQ, CEQ and southwards to north of Bundaberg. Altitudinal range from 70-600 m. Grows as an understory plant in undisturbed lowland and upland rain forest on drier sites or along creeks.
Ardisia pseudojambosa F.Muell., Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae 4(27): 81(1864), Type: Queensland. North Kennedy District: Mt Elliot, Fitzalan (lecto: MEL1612779; isolecto: MEL1612768).
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