Place of Publication
Bot. Misc. 3(8-9): 135 (1833)
Chile. Juan Fernandez [Archipelago, Más a Tierra Island], Graham s.n., Douglas s.n., and Cuming 1338 (syntypes, not seen, = SGO photo [Cuming 1338, E-GL]!)
Shrub or small tree to c. 5 m tall. Flowering in November and December. Fruiting in January and February (Landrum, 1999).
Style and stigma prom-inent; stamens without tooth-like appendages; spines none or insignificant; inflorescence a panicle or umbel; leaves usually submembranous, the margins usually entire (Landrum, 1999).
Distribution and habitat
Restricted to the Másatierra of the Juan Fernández Islands where it is relatively rare species of humid forests.
Hooker J.D. (1833a)
Hooker, W.J 1833. Contributions towards a flora of South America & the islands of the Pacific. Botanical Miscellany, vol. 3(8-9):129-211, 302-367. London: John Murray