species: Elaeodendron melanocarpum in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Elaeodendron melanocarpum
Kingdom Plantae
Division Tracheophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Celastrales
Family Celastraceae
Genus Elaeodendron
Species Elaeodendron melanocarpum

Distinguishing features

Glossy, opposite leaves. Black, olive-like fruit.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



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Web resources


  • Byrnes, N.B., S.L. Everist, S.T. Reynolds, A. Specht and R.L. Specht (1977). The vegetation of Lizard Island, North Queensland, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, 88: 1-15. LIRS catalog number 3.