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Rhodamnia spongiosa fruit

Rhodamnia spongiosa. Common Name - Northern Malletwood. Myrtaceae

An understory tree which occurs in Cape York and North Eastern Queensland. The fruit are usually produced on the twigs, back from the leaves.

CSIRO key features) tree

Leaf features: L3 - simple : L6 - opposite ; L20 - intramarginal vein ; L22 - three veined

Flower features : FL4 - ramiflorous (this is entered under flower features - though flowers are not present, the position of the flowers can be deduced from the fruit)

3 remaining. The leaf image is a good match. Confirm with - the lateral veins are depressed on the upper surface of the leaf.

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Uploaded on January 23, 2012