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Scale bar 10mm. Copyright CSIRO
Fruit. Copyright CSIRO
Flowers. Copyright CSIRO
Fruit and seed. Copyright W. T. Cooper
Flowers. Copyright B. Gray
Cotyledon and 10th leaf stage, hypogeal germination. Copyright CSIRO
Catalepidia heyana (F.M.Bailey) P.H.Weston
Weston, P.H. (1995) Flora of Australia 16: 499. Type: ?.
Macadamia heyana (Bailey) Sleumer, Blumea 8: 5(1955), Type: ?. Helicia heyana F.M.Bailey, The Queensland Flora 4: 1329(1901), Type: Palm Camp, Bellenden Ker, Bail. (Bellenden Ker Exped., 1889)..
Seldom exceeding 30 cm dbh. Oak grain in the wood and a corresponding pattern in the inner blaze.
Oak grain in the twigs. Leaf blades about 8-33 x 1.5-6.5 cm. Petioles about 0.6-1.5 cm long, swollen at their junction with the twig. Midrib raised on the upper surface. Intramarginal vein quite well developed.
Distribution and Ecology
Endemic to NEQ, known only from collections made from the Windsor Tableland, the Mt Spurgeon-Mt Lewis area, Mt Isley and the Boonjee area. Altitudinal range from 700-1200 m. Grows as an understory tree in upland and mountain rain forest.
Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)