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Leaves and Flowers. Copyright CSIRO
Fruit, two views. Copyright W. T. Cooper
Leaves and fruit. Copyright CSIRO
Flowers. Copyright CSIRO
Cotyledon stage, epigeal germination. Copyright CSIRO
10th leaf stage. Copyright CSIRO
Scale bar 10mm. Copyright CSIRO
Cotyledon and 1st leaf stage, epigeal germination. Copyright CSIRO
Acronychia crassipetala T.G.Hartley
Hartley, T.G. (1974) Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 55: 490. Type: Queensland. Cook District: Mt. Spurgeon, T.Carr (BRI, holotype)..
Cotyledons about 9-12 mm long, margins finely crenate. First pair of leaves trifoliolate, leaflet margin toothed. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade narrowly elliptic, petiole shallowly channelled on the upper surface.
Distribution and Ecology
Endemic to NEQ, known only from Rossville, Windsor Tableland, Mt Spurgeon and the Atherton Tableland. Altitudinal range from 850-1200 m. Grows as an understory tree in mountain rain forest. This species is probably favoured by disturbance.
Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)