Choricarpia Domin

2 species endemic to Aust., Qld, NSW

Choricarpia leptopetala (F.Muell.) Domin

Small tree. Young stems 4-angled. Leaves opposite, broad-lanceolate to elliptic, entire or minutely dentate, acute or acuminate, up to 11 cm long, pale and scurfy underneath when young. Flowers arranged in compact globular heads on long peduncles. Floral tube usually pubescent, 2–3 mm long, not fused to each other. Sepals and petals 4–5, cream. Stamens numerous, free, arranged in 1 whorl. Ovary 2-locular, with 1 ovule per loculus. Fruit a capsule. Coast, e.g. Stanwell Park northwards. Margins of RF. Fl. spring–summer. Brush Turpentine