Corynocarpus rupestris subsp. rupestris.—Corynocarpus—CORYNOCARPACEAE.
Habitat— Grows in dry rainforest, mostly on dry stony slopes.
Distribution— North from Glenugie Peak (near Grafton) in New South Wales and into Queensland, rare.
Description—Tall shrub to 5 m high, branchlets with prominent scars from scale leaves.
Coffs Harbour Botanic Gardens.
Leaves.— Simple, in whorls or pseudo—whorls, margins toothed. Scale leaves 2 to 3 mm long. Leaves usually alternate or in whorls of 3 on juvenile plants, ovate or obovate to lanceolate, usually 8 to 15 cm long, 4 to 6 cm wide, apex aristate, base decurrent, margins slightly recurved, undulate, entire except for spinose teeth in juveniles, lamina glabrous, leathery; petiole 5 to 10 mm long.
Inflorescence.— 10 to 21 cm long; sepals 2 to 2.2 mm long; petals 2.4 to 2.8 mm long, white.
Flowering.—October to November.
Fruit.—Drupe globose, 3 to 4 cm diam., red, glossy.