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Larsenaikia ochreata  (Gardenia ochreata, Kailarsenia ochreata)
Kailarsenia ochreata

Photo Courtesy of Keith Townsend
Plant Family :Rubiaceae
Plant Form :shrub
Growth Habit :Medium to tall shrub 2-5m tall, may be deciduous in the dry season.
Fruiting Season :Flowering period September to November.
Distribution :Common local species. North eastern QLD., in open forest and along creek banks.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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