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Fruit, side views, cross section and seed. Copyright W. T. Cooper
10th leaf stage. Copyright CSIRO
Cotyledon stage, durian germination. Copyright CSIRO
Scale bar 10mm. Copyright CSIRO
1st leaf stage, cotyledons absent. Copyright CSIRO
Baileyoxylon lanceolatum C.T.White
White, C.T. (1941) Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 22: 143. Type: Boonjie (Atherton Tableland), alt. 700 m. (common in rain forest), S.F. Kajewski 1263 (TYPE: flowering specimens), Oct. 3, 1929..
Both inner and outer blazes almost orange on trees more than 20 cm dbh.
Fruits about 30-43 x 28-32 mm. Seeds about 15 mm diam. Testa slightly furrowed but the furrows filled with pale, orange or yellow, +/- fibrous tissue. Base of the seed smooth, not furrowed, resembling the base of a Hazel Nut (Corylus sp.).
First pair of leaves elliptic. Lateral veins forming distinct loops inside the blade margin. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade elliptic to slightly obovate, apex acuminate; lateral veins forming distinct loops; midrib on underside of new leaves hairy; petiole hairy. Taproot somewhat swollen.
Distribution and Ecology
Fallen fruit eaten by Musky Rat-kangaroos. Cooper & Cooper (1994).