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Scale bar 10mm. Copyright CSIRO
10th leaf stage. Copyright CSIRO
Fruit two views and cross section. Copyright W. T. Cooper
Leaves and Flowers. Copyright W. T. Cooper
Cotyledon stage, epigeal germination. Copyright CSIRO
Aceratium sericoleopsis Balgooy
Balgooy, M.M.J. van (1964) Blumea 12: 72. Type: C.T.White s.n. in BRI. ... Boonjie, Atherton Tablelands, C.T.White s.n. (Type: BRI).
Leaf blades about 3-7.5 x 0.5-2.5 cm. Petioles short, about 0.2-0.4 cm long. Terminal buds and young shoots densely clothed in long, brown, prostrate, silky hairs. Fine veins +/- parallel with the main lateral veins.
Sepals ovate-lanceolate, about 9-12 x 2-2.5 mm. Petals narrowly oblong-ovate, about 11-15 x 2.5-3 mm, tridentate at the apex. Stamens about 12-15, filaments strongly sigmoid, about 4-6 mm long, laxly hispidulous throughout, anthers about 2.8-3.3 x 0.4-0.5 mm, minutely hispidulous throughout but with setae at the apex. Disk glabrous, about 1-1.2 mm high. Ovary ellipsoid, about 2 x 1.5 mm, glabrous, ovules 6 per locule. Style subulate about 7-12 mm long, glabrous.
Cotyledon veins five, parallel. At the tenth leaf stage: upper leaf surface clothed in erect pale brown hairs.
Distribution and Ecology
Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)