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10th leaf stage. Copyright CSIRO
Cotyledon stage, hypogeal germination. Copyright CSIRO
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Pseuduvaria mulgraveana var. glabrescens
Pseuduvaria mulgraveana var. glabrescens Jessup
Jessup, L.W. (1984) Austrobaileya 2(3): 312. Type: Qld, Cook District: near Shoteel Creek, Clohesy River, 16 deg 56 S, 145 deg 36 E, 27 Nov 1984, L.W.Jessup 590 (female) (holo: BRI; iso: QRS..
Pseuduvaria glabrescens (Jessup) Y.C.F.Su & R.M.K.Saunders, Systematic Botany Monographs 79: 88(2006), Type: ?. Mitrephora froggattii F.Muell., The Australasian Journal of Pharmacy 2: 3(1887), Type: On Mossmans-River; Sayer and Froggatt.
Seldom exceeding 30 cm dbh. Subrhytidome layer almost black. Fibrous stripes in the outer blaze. Blaze odour sharp and spicy or resembling the odour of incense. Fine oak grain in the wood and a corresponding pattern in the inner blaze.
Leaf blades about 5-16 x 2-7 cm. Petiole short, about 0.1-0.3 cm long. Midrib depressed on the upper surface. Oil dots visible with a lens. Oak grain in the twigs. Twig bark strong and fibrous, emitting an aromatic odour when stripped.
Pedicels about 30-40 mm long, submedial bract about 0.5-1 mm long. Calyx lobes broadly ovate, about 1.5-2.2 mm long, puberulent outside, glabrous inside. Outer petals free, obovate to suborbicular, about 6-8 x 6-8 mm, puberulent outside, glabrous inside; inner petals puberulent outside, glabrous inside, forming a dome about 10-14 x 10.5-13 mm, by fusion of the apices and lateral margins. Anthers sessile, about 1.1-1.3 x 0.8-1 mm. Ovaries about 28, ovules 1 or 2 per ovary.
First pair of true leaves alternate, shortly petiolate, ovate, margins smooth, sparsely pubescent to almost glabrous. Oil dots visible with a lens. Stem clothed in pale brown +/- erect hairs. At the tenth leaf stage: leaves ovate-elliptic or obovate, apex acuminate, base obtuse, hairy on the upper surface at least along the midrib; small oil dots visible with a lens; petioles hairy.
Distribution and Ecology
Food plant for the larval stages of the Green Spotted Triangle Butterfly. Sankowsky & Neilsen (2000).
Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)