Wilkiea macrophylla (A.Cunn.) A.DC.
Candolle, A.L.P.P. de in Candolle, A.L.P.P. de (ed.) (1868), Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 16(2): 669.
Leaves simple, opposite. New growth reddish. Stipules absent. Petiole 2-10 mm long. Leaf blades oblong, narrowly to broadly elliptic or obovate, 6.5-24 cm long, 2-9 cm wide, base cuneate, obtuse to subcordate, margin entire or toothed, apex acute, shortly acuminate or obtuse with mucro. Venation of 7-11 pairs of lateral veins. Domatia absent. Surfaces hairless, oil dots fine, numerous, sometimes obscure.
Inflorescences axillary, dichasial cymes or panicles. Flowers unisexual, monoecious, actinomorphic. Male flower a globose receptacle, 2-3 mm diam., tepals 6, around ostiole or pore at apex of globose receptacle, with 4 or 8 stamens on inner surface of receptacle, filaments very short. Female flower a flattened globose receptacle, 5-7 mm diam., with a large ostiole, upper half of receptacle falling as a calyptra at maturity, tepals 12 or 14, minute; 13-20 free carpels enclosed by receptacle, ovaries superior; receptacle enlarging and becoming swollen in fruit, calyptra shed and leaving a circular scar.
Features not available.
This profile information and associated coding has been adapted from Cooper & Cooper (2004), Whiffin & Foreman (2007), and Harden et al. (2014).