Pittosporopsis kerrii Craib
  • Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Pittosporopsis kerrii Craib. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000465355. Accessed on: 01 Dec 2020'

General Information

Plants (1-)4-7(-17) m tall. Bark red-brown; branchlets brown-green, sparsely lenticellate; young branches green, slightly puberulent. Petiole 1.5-2.5 cm, glabrescent, adaxially grooved; leaf blade shiny, abaxially light green, adaxially dark green, 12-22 × 4-8.5 cm, abaxially slightly hairy on midvein, lateral veins 5-7 pairs, midvein and lateral veins prominent abaxially, slightly concave adaxially, reticulate veins sparse and conspicuous, base gradually narrowed, apex acuminate or obtuse. Cymes 3-4.5 mm, puberulent; peduncle 1.5-2.5 mm, with branches 0.4-0.8 cm; pedicel yellow puberulent; bractlets 3 or 4, scalelike. Flower buds green, oblong. Calyx ca. 2 mm; lobes triangular, ca. 1 × 1 mm, outside sparsely golden puberulent. Petals yellow-green at first, becoming white-green to white, 5-7 × 1.5-2 mm, except for lateral margins densely golden puberulent outside in bud, glabrescent to glabrous, fragrant. Stamens ca. as long as petals; filaments ca. 1 mm wide; anthers white, 1-1.5 mm. Disk to 1 mm. Ovary conical, 1.5-2 mm; style clavate, 3-4 mm. Drupe white-green, edible when young, brown and 2-ribbed when dry, 2.5-3.5 × 2-2.5 cm. Seeds with a light red-brown, very thin testa; endosperm yellow-white. Fl. Oct-May, fr. Feb-Oct.

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    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
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    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • B Botanic Gardens Conservation International
    Icacinaceae
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    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
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    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).