Petalostigma pubescens

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Petalostigma pubescens


Shrubs to small trees, up to 7 m high, usually single-stemmed. Bark roughly fissured, black-grey. Leaves: Stipules linear-lanceolate, 4-6 by 0.3-0.8 mm, with dense hairs. Flowers cream. Fruit globose to subglobose, 11-22 by 15-20 mm diam., orange-yellow to orange. Seed ellipsoid, 6-9 by 3-4.5 by 3-4 mm thick, smooth to slightly rugose, glossy red-brown;


Asia-Tropical, Australasia: New South Wales (New South Wales present); Northern Territory (Northern Territory present); Queensland (Queensland present); Western Australia (Western Australia present), N and E Australia present, Papua New Guinea present, Western Province present
N and E Australia (Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales); in Malesia: Papua New Guinea (Western Province).


P.I.Forst. & Welzen 1999: p. 105. – In: Blumea: f. 3
Airy Shaw 1980 – In: Kew Bull.: 663
Airy Shaw 1976 – In: Kew Bull.: 368
Domin 1980 – In: Kew Bull.: 178
Airy Shaw 1980 – In: Kew Bull.: 663