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Flowers. Copyright Barry Jago
Cotyledon stage, epigeal germination. Copyright CSIRO
10th leaf stage. Copyright CSIRO
Scale bar 10mm. Copyright CSIRO
Aceratium concinnum (S.Moore) C.T.White
White, C.T. (1932) Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew: 42. Type: ?.
Elaeocarpus concinnus S.Moore, The Journal of Botany 55: 303(1917), Type: Kuranda, fringe of forest, 1000 ft.; n. 6332. [L.S. Gibbs]. Aristotelia pubescens C.T.White, Queensland Department of Agriculture and Stock. Botany Bulletin 20: 5(1918), Type: Johnstone River, H.G. Ladbrook.
High Root Quandong; Quandong, High Root; Hard Aceratium; Hard Carabeen; Carabeen, Hard
Frequently a poorly formed tree, often with coppice shoots at the base.
Petiole quite short. Leaf blades about 4.5-12 x 2-4.5 cm, densely hairy on the underside. Leafy twigs densely clothed in pale brown hairs.
Sepals about 9-11 x 2 mm. Petals narrowly obovate, about 14-18 x 4 mm, apex 3-lobed, the lobes often bifid. Stamens about 13-15, filaments slightly bent to sigmoid, about 6-7.5 mm long, sparsely hairy throughout, anthers oblong, about 2-2.5 mm long, minutely puberulous, hispidulous at the apex. Disk about 1 mm high, sericeous. Ovary about 2 mm long, densely villous, ovules 6 per locule. Style about 13-14 mm long.
Distribution and Ecology