Form and Size: A bushy shrub or tree to 5m tall.
Distribution: Rainforests of north-eastern Qld., from Cooktown to Mackay.
Leaves: Lance-shaped, dark green, glossy, veins yellowish, to 25cm x 10cm.
Flowers: White, star-shaped, tubular at the base, fragrant, 5-petalled, to 2.5cm diameter; borne in
clusters in the older leaf axils.
Flowering Period: September to November.
Fruit: Yellowish, globular, about 8cm diameter.
Cultivation/Notes: Propagate from fresh seed. Likes a shady spot and abundant water. It is a neat plant,
which does not require pruning and drops very few leaves. It is a foodplant of the Bee Hawk moth.