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Leaves and fruit. Copyright CSIRO
10th leaf stage. Copyright CSIRO
Cotyledon stage, epigeal germination. Copyright CSIRO
Scale bar 10mm. Copyright CSIRO
Atractocarpus fitzalanii subsp. tenuipes
Atractocarpus fitzalanii subsp. tenuipes Puttock
Puttock, C.F. (1999) Australian Systematic Botany 12: 288. Type: Queensland, Cook District: SFR 185 Mt Haig, 17 deg 05, 145 deg 50E, 1200m, 9 July 1971, Stocker 762 (holo: BRI; iso: K, L, QRS).
Male flowers : Flowers on pedicels about 20-40 mm long. Calyx lobes small and inconspicuous, calyx tube (hypanthium) +/- undulate at the apex. Flowers quite large, corolla tube about 9-10 mm long, corolla lobes about 11-13 mm long. Anthers sessile, about 5-6 mm long, included in the corolla tube. Style + stigma about 7-9 mm long, swollen part about 4-5 mm long, stigmatic lobes about 2.5 mm long. Female flowers: Flowers solitary or in a short 2-4 flowered raceme or panicle. Pedicels about 20-30 mm long. Hypanthium green, calyx lobes not distinguishable. Corolla tube about 10 mm long, inflated about the middle. Corolla lobes about 18-20 x 4 mm. Staminodes attached to the corolla tube. Stigmas 2, each about 4 mm long.
Fruits globular, about 25-30 x 20-35 mm, usually borne in groups of 3-6 (sometimes solitary) calyx persisting at the apex. Pedicels about 20-40 mm long. Seeds numerous, flattened, about 7 x 6-7 mm. Cotyledons wider than the radicle.
Distribution and Ecology
Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)