IUCN threat status:

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Comprehensive Description

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Botanical Description

Bole: Fluted. Medium. To 25 m. Bark: Grey/brown. Soft. Flaking in strips. Slash: White to green; discolouring. Leaf: Simple. Whorled in threes. Petiole: Petiole : 0.3 - 2 cm. Lamina: Medium. To 7 - 11 × 2 - 5 cm. Elliptic/ovate. Cuneate. Acute/mucronate. Entire in mature leaves; coppice leaves serrate. Mature leaves glabrous; coppice leaves hairy. Domatia: Absent. Glands: Absent. Stipules: Reduced to a line. Thorns & Spines: Absent. Flower: White. Terminal congested to lax umbels or panicles. Hermaphrodite. Fruit: Capsule to 1 cm long.


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