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Fruit. Copyright CSIRO
Fruit, two views, cross section and seed. Copyright W. T. Cooper
Leaves and Flowers. Copyright CSIRO
Leaves and fruit. Copyright CSIRO
Flower. Copyright Barry Jago
Flowers. Copyright CSIRO
Scale bar 10mm. Copyright CSIRO
10th leaf stage. Copyright CSIRO
Cotyledon stage, hypogeal germination. Copyright CSIRO
Cotyledon and 1st leaf stage, hypogeal germination. Copyright CSIRO
Corynocarpus cribbianus (F.M.Bailey) L.S.Sm.
Smith, L.S. (1956) Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland 67: 31. Type: ?.
Helicia cribbiana (F.M.Bailey) F.M.Bailey, Queensland Flora 4: 1327(1901), Type: ?. Cyanocarpus cribbiana F.M.Bailey, Queensland Agricultural Journal 1(5): 370(1897), Type: Mourilyan district, E. Cowley, Sept., 1897. Corynocarpus australasicus C.T.White, Contributions from the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University 4: 57(1933), Type: Gadgarra, Atherton Tableland, alt. 800 m., common in rain-forest, ... no. 1024 (type; flowers and fruits), Aug. 22.
Oak grain in the wood, plus tangential lines result in a spiderweb appearance on stem cross sections. Pattern in the inner blaze matches oak grain in the wood. Cambial layer turning pink on exposure.
At the tenth leaf stage: stipules triangular, papery, large and conspicuous, about 4 mm long, caducous, produced between the base of the petiole and the stem. Leaf blade obovate, apex acuminate, base cuneate, margin usually entire sometimes with one small tooth towards the apex.
Distribution and Ecology
Fallen fruit eaten by Cassowaries. Cooper & Cooper (1994).
Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)