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Leaves and Flowers. Copyright CSIRO
Fruit, side view, bird's eye view, dehiscing and seed. Copyright W. T. Cooper
Cotyledon stage, epigeal germination. Copyright CSIRO
Scale bar 10mm. Copyright CSIRO
10th leaf stage. Copyright CSIRO
Berrya javanica (Turcz.) Burret
Burret, K.E. (1924) Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahlem 9: 605. Type: ?.
Pterocoellion javanicum Turcz., Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 36: 572(1863), Type: Java, Horsfield; holo: KW?. Fide Halford (1993). Berrya quinquelocularis Tysm. & Binnend. ex Koord. & Valet., Icon. Bogor. 1: 19(1897), Type: Cult. in Hort. Bog. Tysm. and Binnend. 2876; Holo: BO. Fide Halford (1999).
Blaze very fibrous and finely layered.
Twig bark strong and fibrous when stripped. Leaf blades about 11-23 x 5.5-15 cm. Occasional stellate hairs or scales usually visible with a lens on the underside of the leaf blade. Domatia, if present, are tufts of hairs.
Cotyledons about 13-19 x 10-17 mm, minutely hairy on the underside. First pair of leaves with toothed ciliate margins. At the tenth leaf stage: leaves mostly simple, base cordate or auriculate, hairs mostly on the midrib and the lateral veins on the underside; a few stellate hairs or scales on all parts, but more common on new leaves and buds. Stipules about 1 mm long.
Distribution and Ecology