Carallia brachiata

Carallia brachiata

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(Freshwater Mangrove, Carallia)

FAMILY

Rhizophoraceae

Species

Carallia brachiata

Common name(s)

Freshwater Mangrove, Carallia

Flower colour; life form

Flowers cream to green; tree

Campus

Cairns

Description

Tree usually along freshwater streams with obovate, opposite leaves to 16 x 8.5 cm, scattered dark glands present on the lower leaf surface. Stipules 10 –15(-25) cm long. Flowers with 7 green to cream petals. Fruit a berry 7-10 mm wide, orange to black, 1-seeded.