Baloghia Endl.

3 species in Aust.; Qld, NSW

Baloghia inophylla (G.Forst.) P.S.Green

Tall shrub or small tree, glabrous, monoecious, with red latex in the bark. Leaves opposite, very shortly petiolate, oblong to elliptic, 5–15 cm long, obtuse or obtusely acuminate, coriaceous, glossy; stipules absent. Flowers in short terminal racemes, male and female usually on different branches. Calyx 4–5-lobed. Petals as many as calyx lobes. Male flowers: stamens indefinite, shortly connate at the base, inserted upon or inside an irregularly lobed disc. Female flowers: ovary 3-locular, with 1 ovule per loculus; styles 3, almost free, 2-fid. Fruit hard, globular, 12–15 mm diam. Coast and adjacent plateaus. RF. Fl. summer. Brush Bloodwood