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Callicarpa pedunculata

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(Callicarpa)

FAMILY

Lamiaceae / Verbenaceae

Species

Callicarpa pedunculata

Common name

Callicarpa

Flower colour; life form

Purple; shrub

Campus

Cairns

Description

This native shrub has been planted near E1. Stellate or star-shaped hairs are present on most vegetative parts of the plant. Leaves usually rounded to cordate at base with some teeth along the upper margins. Flowers small in parts of 4, petals purple to mauve; fruit globular, fleshy to about 3.5 mm diameter, violet to purple when ripe.