Murraya paniculata (Mock orange/Orange Jasmine) -Tube stock

$15.00

Altitudinal range from sea level to 200 m.
Grows in monsoon forest, beach forest, low closed forest and similar vegetation types.

10 in stock

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Description

Stem
Usually grows into a small, poorly formed tree not exceeding 30 cm dbh but also flowers and fruits as a shrub. Blaze very finely layered.

Leaves
Terminal or middle leaflet with a pulvinus but lateral leaflets lacking a pulvinus. Leaflet blades about 1.5-8 x 1-4.5 cm. Lateral veins forming loops inside the blade margin.

Flowers
Calyx puberulent and marked by comparatively large oil glands. Petals glabrous. Stamens ten, dimorphic, five long and five short, anthers glabrous. Ovules 1 or 2 per locule.

Fruit
Fruits ellipsoid, about 7-12 x 7-8 mm. Seeds about 6-7 x 4 mm, densely hairy on the outer surface. Cotyledons cream.

Seedlings
Cotyledons ovate or elliptic, thick and fleshy without any obvious venationOil dots numerous. First pair of leaves simple, margins crenate, oil dots numerous. At the tenth leaf stage: leaflet blades +/- orbicular, oil dots numerous and closely spaced, midrib slightly raised on the upper surface. Stem bark pale and corky. Seed germination time 68 to 95 days.

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