Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Zieria eungellaensis Duretto & P.I.Forst.
Duretto, M.F. & Forster, P.I. (2007), A taxonomic revision of the genus Zieria Sm. (Rutaceae) in Queensland. Austrobaileya 7(3): 500-502, Fig. 7. Type: L.J.Brass 20113, 7.ix.1948, Mt Finnegan, alt. 1000 m. Holo: BRI 134755; iso: CANB 186448: K
Leaves palmately trifoliolate, opposite, decussate (each pair alternating 90 degrees to the next pair). Petioles 28 mm long, narrowly winged, wing about 0.5 mm wide and decurrent along leaf branches, glabrescent; leaflets sessile, elliptic to obovate, 3-14 (-16) mm long, 2-8 mm wide, margins entire or shallowly crenulate, flat, tips obtuse or acute; midribs of lower surface raised, glabrous or with a sparse indumentum of simple and bifid hairs. Leaflet blade not or very slightly glandular verrucose (warty).
Inflorescence axillary, shorter than subtending leaf, usually 1-3-flowered, not glandular verrucose, glabrous or glabrescent or with a sparse indumentum of mainly simple and bifid hairs. Peduncle 1-3 mm long; bracts scale like, persistent; pedicels 1-2.5 mm long. Sepals deltate, 0.7-0.8 mm long, 0.6-1 mm wide, slightly glandular verrucose, with simple and bifid hairs. Petals elliptic, 2.5-3.5 mm long, 1.2-1.5 mm wide, white to pink, with a sparse stellate indumentum. Stamens 4, free, opposite sepals, filaments c.1 mm long, attached basally to gland-like lobes on disc. Ovary with four free carpels united by a common base, glabrous, style free in lower half, united in upper half, with four lobed stigma.
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