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Scale bar 10mm. Copyright CSIRO
Flowers and buds. Copyright Barry Jago
Fruit, two views, dehisected fruit and seed. Copyright W. T. Cooper
10th leaf stage. Copyright CSIRO
Cotyledon stage, epigeal germination. Copyright CSIRO
Alphitonia whitei Braid
Braid, K.W. (1932) Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew: 181. Type: Queensland. Near Barron River, Bailey (24); ... Jordans Creek, Mocatta 23.
Ash, Red; Ash, Northern Red; Northern Red Ash; Red Ash; Red Almond; Sarsaparilla
Blaze odour faint, perhaps resembling liniment.
Cotyledons about 8-10 mm long. First pair of leaves with entire margins. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade white on the underside from downy hairs; stipules conspicuous, about 5-8 mm long. Stem hairs short, matted, tortuous.
Distribution and Ecology
Fruit eaten by Fig Parrots. Cooper & Cooper (1994).
Produces a useful general purpose timber.
Wood specific gravity 0.77. Cause et al. (1989).