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Leaves and inflorescences.. Copyright Australian Plant Image Index (APII). Photographer: J. Wrigley.
Scale bar 10mm. Copyright CSIRO
Stenocarpus cunninghamii R.Br.
Brown, R. (1830) Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae - Suppl. 1. Proteaceas Novas: 34. Type: Ora septentr.-occid., Vansittart Bay, (Western Australia) 1819. A. Cunningham. Syn: BM.
Cybele cunninghamii (R.Br.) Kuntze, Revisio Generum Plantarum 2: 578(1891), Type: ?.
Seldom exceeding 30 cm dbh. Oak grain in the wood and a corresponding pattern in the inner blaze.
Oak grain in the twigs. Adult leaves simple, narrowly oblanceolate or narrowly elliptic, about 2.5-11 x 0.4-1.8 cm. Leaves with 3-5 longitudinal veins more prominent than the rest. Terminal buds and young shoots densely clothed in rusty brown hairs.
Inflorescence shorter than the leaves, each umbel with about 13-20 flowers. Peduncles about 8-15 mm long. Pedicels about 2-3 mm long. Tepals about 4-5 mm long, glabrous. Stamens sessile, anthers about 0.5-0.6 mm long. Hypogynous gland horseshoe-shaped, about 0.5 mm long. Ovary stalked, glabrous, about 1-1.5 mm long, ovules about 4-5. Styles about 3 mm long, glabrous. Pollen presenter a broad oblique disk.
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Distribution and Ecology
Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)