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Actephila sessilifolia Benth.
Bentham, G. (1873) Flora Australiensis 6: 90. Type: Queensland. Caves mountains, five miles west of Morinisi (Morinish), Thozet; holo: K. Fide Airy Shaw (1980a).
Usually flowers and fruits as a shrub about 1-3 m tall.
Leaf blades about 5.5-12 x 3-4 cm, petioles about 0.2-0.4 cm long. Lateral veins about 5 or 6 on each side of the midrib forming loops inside the blade margin. Stipules inconspicuous, linear to filiform, about 2-3 mm long.
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Distribution and Ecology
Endemic to Queensland, occurs in NEQ and southwards as far as coastal central Queensland. Altitudinal range from 150-900 m. Grows as an understory plant, usually in the drier types of rain forest and also in vine thickets. Sometimes found in moist rain forest.
Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)