Syzygium forte Subsp potamophilum (Flaky barked/Brown satinash /White apple) – Tube stock

$15.00

Rounded shady crown, white flowers and edible large white fruit. Attracts birds.

10 in stock

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Description

Stem
Bark usually somewhat pink, reddish or reddish brown, generally papery, but sometimes forming hard patches in places.

Leaves
Leaf blades about 7.7-12.8 x 2.5-6 cm and petioles about 0.5-1.6 cm long.
Midrib raised or flush with the upper surface. Oil dots visible with a lens if not visible to the naked eye. Leafy twigs often reddish and bark on older twigs flaky or papery.

Flowers
Inflorescence terminal on branches produced below or back from the leaves or inside the crown of the tree, bracts deciduous, absent at anthesis.

Fruit
Fruits depressed globular, about 25 x 30 mm., calyx lobes generally persistent, about 1.5 mm long, pericarp fleshy. Seed solitary, about 15-25 mm diam., testa adhering to the pericarp and adhering slightly to the rugose surface of the cotyledons by means of granular horny intrusions,cotyledons uniformly textured, except for the +/- ruminate peripheral section.

Seedlings
Cataphylls about 3-6 pairs. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade narrowly obovateapex obtuse or rounded, base attenuate,
glabrous; oil dots quite numerous, visible to the naked eye and readily visible with a lens.

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