Breynia J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.

4 species in Aust.; Qld, NSW, NT

Breynia oblongifolia Müll.Arg.

Erect, monoecious shrub up to 2 m high. Leaves distichous, elliptic ovate or broad-oblong, 2–4 cm long, thin, glabrous, glaucous underneath; stipules present. Flowers axillary, small, solitary or several together, green; pedicels short, thin, drooping. Male flowers: perianth turbinate, sepaloid, 6-lobed; stamens 3 with connate filaments. Female flowers: ovary 3-locular with 2 ovules per loculus; styles 3, free, entire. Fruit a globular berry, c. 6 mm diam. Widespread. Near RF; sheltered places. Fl. summer. Coffee Bush