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Botanical Description

Bole: Small. To 6 m. Bark: NR. Slash: NR. Leaf: Simple. Alternate. Petiole: 0.3 - 0.8 cm. Lamina: Small. 5 - 10 × 2 - 4 cm. Elliptic-oblanceolate to oblong-obovate. Acute to obtuse. Usually serrate/rarely subentire. Glabrous/hairy below. Domatia: Absent. Glands: Small off-white or pale yellow glands on leaf undersurface. Stipules: Absent. Thorns & Spines: Absent. Flower: Catkins. Almost always monoecious. Fruit: Ellipsoid-globose warted drupe; blue or grey to blackish purple; often covered with white wax. 0.35 - 0.40 cm in diameter.


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