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Leaves and fruit. Copyright Australian Plant Image Index (APII). Photographer: M. Fagg.
Diospyros australis (R.Br.) Hiern.
Hiern, W.P. (1873) Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 12: 30. Type: .
Cargillia australis R.Br., Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae: 527(1810), Type: .
Grey plum; Yellow persimmon; Black plum
Tree or large shrub, to 20 m tall but usually much shorter. Seldom exceeds 40 cm dbh. Outer dead bark quite dark in colour. Cambial layer darkens on exposure to an intense yellow. Plants male or female.
Leaf blades about 3.8-10 cm x 1.5-4.8 cm. Petioles about 0.2-0.7 cm long. Venation difficult to discern, more obvious on the upper surface. Leaf bearing twigs quite dark. Undersurface pale yellowish-green.
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