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10th leaf stage. Copyright CSIRO
Cotyledons and 2 leaves. Copyright CSIRO
Scale bar 10mm. Copyright CSIRO
Cotyledon stage, epigeal germination. Copyright CSIRO
Ixora oreogena S.T.Reynolds & P.I.Forst.
Reynolds, S.T. & Forster, P.I. (2006) Austrobaileya 7: 262. Type: Queensland, State Forest Reserve 194, Mt Baldy, 24 Jan. 2001, P.I. Forster PIF26596 & R. Booth. Holo: BRI; iso: MEL.
Ixora sp. (North Mary LA B.P. Hyland 8618), Names & Distribution of Queensland Plants, Algae & Lichens: (2002), Type: ?. Ixora sp. (North Mary LA BH 8618), Australian Tropical Rain Forest trees, Shrubs & Vines: (2003), Type: ?.
Usually a tree but generally less than 30 cm dbh.
Fruits depressed globular, about 9-11 x 12-13 mm. Seeds about 4-6 per fruit. Testa intruding into the endosperm on one side so that the endosperm is U-shaped in transverse section. Embryo located along the outer edge of the seed. Cotyledons flat, +/- orbicular, base cordate.
Cotyledons almost orbicular, about 12-25 x 12-23 mm. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade narrowly elliptic or obovate, glabrous on the upper surface; stipules interpetiolar, triangular, finely acuminate at the apex.
Distribution and Ecology
Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)