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Denhamia
disperma (F.Muell.) M.P. Simmons
Orange Boxwood
A species from eastern Australia. Previously known as Maytenus disperma. The name change is described in the article cited below.

  Denhamia disperma Denhamia disperma
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flowers
  Location: Bald Rock, Townsville Common, North Queensland Location: Bald Rock, Townsville Common, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:19˚12.0495S, 146˚44.2262E GPS coordinates:19˚12.0495S, 146˚44.2262E
Date of photo:5 November 2011 Date of photo:5 November 2011
  Field No.:U878 Field No.:U878
     
  Denhamia disperma Denhamia disperma
 
  Description:Leaves Description:Flower - side view
  Location: Bald Rock, Townsville Common, North Queensland Location: Bald Rock, Townsville Common, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:19˚12.0495S, 146˚44.2262E GPS coordinates:19˚12.0495S, 146˚44.2262E
  Date of photo:5 November 2011 Date of photo:5 November 2011
Field No.:U878 Field No.:U878

 

References (accessed 1 April 2017):

http://keys.trin.org.au/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Maytenus_disperma.htm

McKenna, M.J., Simmons, M.P., Bacon, C.D. & Lombardi, J.A. (2011), Delimitation of the segregate genera of Maytenus s.l. (Celastraceae) based on morphological and molecular characters. Systematic Botany 36(4):929


http://www.ttit.id.au/treepages/orangeboxwood.htm

http://sgaptownsville.org.au/Maytenus-disperma.html
 

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Denhamia disperma