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Scale bar 10mm. Copyright CSIRO
Copyright Barry Jago
Leaves and Flowers. Copyright CSIRO
Cotyledon stage, epigeal germination. Copyright CSIRO
10th leaf stage. Copyright CSIRO
Canarium acutifolium (DC.) Merr.
Merrill, E.D. (1917) Int. Rumph.: 302. Type: ?.
Marignia acutifolia DC., Prodromus 2: 79(1825), Type: Rumphius Herbarium Amboinensis 2 (1741) 160, t. 52.
Blaze odour faint, exudate slow and meagre.
Pulvinus present on the terminal leaflet but not on the lateral leaflets. Leaflet blades large, about 18-30 x 7.5-13 cm. Midrib and lateral veins raised on the upper surface of the leaflet blades. Twigs have a faint mango (Mangifera indica) odour. Stipules linear, about 2 cm long or longer.
Fruits about 12-15 mm long. Cotyledons 3-lobed.
Cotyledons trifoliolate, petiole hairy. First pair of leaves with toothed margins. At the tenth leaf stage: leaves simple or compound with three leaflets, midrib hairy on upper surface; petiole hairy; stipules linear, hairy.
Distribution and Ecology
Occurs in NEQ, restricted to the area between Mossman and Tully. Altitudinal range very small, from sea level to 100 m. Almost confined to creek and river banks in lowland rain forest. Also occurs in Malesia.