Meiogyne stenopetala subsp stenopetala—Fissistigma—ANNONACEAE

Meiogyne stenopetala subsp stenopetala

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Habitat— In Subtropical and Littoral Rainforest.

Distribution— North from Iluka in New South Wales to Beenleigh District in Queensland.

Description— Small tree

Local occurrences

The North Coast Regional Botanic Gardens Coffs Harbour and Raintrees Diamond Beach

Leaves.— Simple, alternate, entire with translucent dots, dots minute, stems zigzag and leaved 2–ranked. Branchlets brown, zigzag. Buds rusty hairy. Leaves 2–ranked, ovate to elliptic, 6 to 13 cm long, apex bluntly pointed, base rounded, soft and thin, moderately glossy, hairless or with sparse fine hairs on lower surface, lateral veins many; oil dots very fine; petiole 2 to 5 mm long, thick, curved.

Meiogyne stenopetala subsp stenopetala
Meiogyne stenopetala subsp stenopetala

Inflorescence.— Solitary in leaf axils, commonly 2 cm long, pale green to cream.

Flowering.—Spring

Fruit.—A group of cylindrical berries, 1 to 3 cm long, orange.

Ripe.—Summer