The species Ochrosia inventorum is a small endemic tree, sometimes buissonnant, . It pushes almost that exclusively on a zone of a score of hectares in New Caledonia, but curiously it is locally abundant. He was discovered by the recoltor of the national Muséum of natural history, Mac Kee, with the beginning of the year 1980.
DescriptionThere are sometimes several trunks which leave the same foot, which accentuates the bulky pace of the shrub. Its white sap is more or less toxic. It can reach 4 to 5 meters in height. The produced tree of very small white flowers, at the beginning of hot season. The fruits with the wrinkled skin, always per pair, are of garnet-red red color with black. They are flat and resemble prunes a little, measuring approximately 5cm length.
This endemic plant of New Caledonia is known almost only exclusively on the Pointe Maa, in a widened valley. It pushes in a forest Sclérophylle on a ground of fall and stones
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