Bubbia queenslandiana subsp. queenslandiana
Bubbia queenslandiana Vink subsp. queenslandiana
Vink, W. (1983) Blumea 28: 321. Type: ?.
Bubbia queenslandiana Vink, Blumea 28: 318(1983), Type: QUEENSLAND. ... Mt Lewis, S.F.R. 143, North Mary L.A., B.Gray 484 (type, L). Zygogynum queenslandianum (Vink) Vink, Blumea 31: 54(1986), Type: ?. Zygogynum queenslandianum (Vink) Vink subsp. queenslandianum, Blumea 31: 54(1986), Type: ?.
Australian Pepper Tree; Winterwood
Usually grows into a small tree not exceeding 30 cm dbh but also flowers and fruits as a shrub. Blaze odour pine-like (Pinus spp.).
Leaves crowded at the ends of the twigs and branches. Leaf blades about 9-12 x 3.5-4 cm, almost white on the underside. petioles 1.5-2.5 cm long. Lateral veins inconspicuous on the upper surface but not visible on the lower surface. Oil dots visible with a lens. Leaves somewhat aromatic when crushed.
Inflorescence up to 6 cm long, approximating or shorter than the leaves. Calyx lobes variable in size and shape, about 1 mm long. Petals about 5.5-8 mm long. Stamens about 8-13, anthers sessile or on short swollen filaments. Ovaries about 2-5. Stigma linear, sessile. Ovules about 10 per ovary.
Distribution and Ecology
Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)