Brucea javanica

Brucea javanica

Brucea javanica

FAMILY

Simaroubaceae

Species

Brucea javanica

Common name

none

Flower colour; life form

Red; small tree

Campus

Cairns

Description

A small, spreading tree, the leaves are compound with 3-15 leaflets; base of leaflets oblique, margins serrate. Each serration is formed by the end of a vein bearing a marginal gland. Flowers in a raceme, stamens red. Fruit of 1-4 druplets, purple to black in colour when ripe.

Brucea javanica