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Albizia sp. Windsor Tableland (B.Gray 2181)

Family

Mimosaceae

Botanical Name

Albizia sp. Windsor Tableland (B.Gray 2181)

() : . Type: ?.

Stem

Heartwood brown.

Leaves

Leaflet blades small, about 5-7 x 1.5-2 mm, sessile, midrib well over to one side and leaflets unequal-sided. A raised gland visible on the upper surface of the compound leaf petiole, about 5-25 mm below the first pair of secondary axes. Similar, but smaller, glands present between pairs of secondary axes towards the end of the compound leaf axis.

Flowers

Flowers sessile. Peduncles about 1-2 cm long. Staminal filaments about 5 mm long.

Fruit

Pods flat, about 2.5-4 cm wide. Seeds flat, +/- transversely oriented in the pods.

Seedlings

Cotyledons without visible veins. First pair of leaves both bipinnate. At the tenth leaf stage: more than 20 leaflets in the compound leaf; leaflet blades about 1-1.5 mm wide; stipules very small, about 0.5 mm long, hairy.

Distribution and Ecology

Probably endemic to NEQ, known only from collections made on the Windsor Tableland and in the area between the Daintree and Bloomfield Rivers. Altitudinal range from 300-1000 m. Grows in well developed lowland and upland rain forest on a variety of sites.

NEQ

X

Tree

X

RFK Code

551