Vitex lignum-vitae A.Cunn. ex Schauer
Schaeur, J.C. in Candolle, A.L.P.P. de (1847) Prodromus 11: 692. Type: In sylvaticis juxta flumen Brisbane-River in sinu Moreton-Bay Novae Hollandiae orient. (A. Cunningh.!).
Satinwood; Yellow Hollywood; Lignum-vitae
Leaf blades about 7.5-11 x 2.5-4.5 cm, petioles about 1-2.5 cm long. Scattered, yellow glands visible with a lens on the underside of the leaf blade. Lateral veins form loops inside the blade margin. Lateral veins depressed on the upper surface, usually forming loops inside the blade margin. Domatia are foveoles with a small orifice.
Calyx truncate at the apex, about 2.5-4 mm long, densely glandular and rusty pubescent outside. Outer surface of the corolla clothed in shiny yellow glands. Corolla about 9-15 mm long, tube broad, about 6.5-10 mm long, at least twice as long as the calyx, lobes about 3-4 mm long. Stamens exserted, filaments glabrous, but villous towards the base, about 7-11 mm long. Pollen white or cream. Ovary +/- globose, glabrous, about 1-2 mm diam. Style glabrous, about 9-15 mm long, stigmas two.
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