Native Plants Queensland
Townsville Branch
           PO Box 363 Aitkenvale Qld 4814

 

 

 

 

Ixora timorensis

Rubiaceae


Form and Size: A medium to tall shrub, 4-8m high

Distribution: Northern parts of Qld and NT, usually in coastal scrubs

Leaves: Opposite, egg-shaped to oblong or lance-shaped, thin-textured, dark green, margins wavy, 10-20cm x 3-5cm

Flowers: Cream to pale yellow, perfumed, 2-2.5cm diameter; borne in large, loose terminal clusters

Flowering Period: October to November

Fruit: Black, globular, about 0.5cm diameter

Cultivation/Notes: Propagate from seed or cuttings