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(Pavetta; Butterfly Bush)
Shrub to 4m. Clusters of showy, perfumed white, 4-petalled, 8mm flowers. Stipules to 5mm. Leaves opposite, hairless & glossy to 14cm. Globose, black fruit to 8mm. Important for butterflies & moths. Usually in drier rainforests.
Where to look: Northern side of walkway between Fern Glade and bottom of lagoon (in direction of open lawns, just past the Bolwarras).
Shrub, semi-deciduous to 2m. Leaves opposite, hairless to 9cm. Milky sap. White 5-petalled perfumed flowers to 25mm. Banana shaped yellow fruit to 4.5cm, often in pairs, opens to show red seeds POISONOUS. Flowering spring to summer. Fruiting around February.
Where to look: Arts & Ecology Centre. & throughout the Gardens.