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Dehisced fruit. Copyright CSIRO
Fruit, side views and dehisced. Copyright CSIRO
Dehisced fruit and arillous seed. Copyright W. T. Cooper
Scale bar 10mm. Copyright CSIRO
Cotyledon stage, hypogeal germination. Copyright CSIRO
10th leaf stage. Copyright CSIRO
Dysoxylum klanderi F.Muell.
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1865) Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae 5: 176. Type: In nemoribus circum sinum marinum Rockinghami. Dallachy..
Alliaria klanderi (F.Muell.) Kuntze, Revisio Generum Plantarum 1: 109(1891), Type: ?.
Cedar, Cape York; Cape York Cedar; Mahogany, Buff; Buff Mahogany
Seldom exceeding 30 cm dbh.
Compound leaf axis usually ending in a knob, rarely in a leaflet. Young shoots pink to red. Streaky oil dots or canals visible in the leaflet blades with the aid of a lens or just visible to the naked eye. Leaflet blades about 6.5-16 x 4-9 cm.
Calyx short, +/- trumpet-shaped, lobes acute or obtuse, spreading +/- horizontally. Outer surface of the corolla sparsely clothed in pale, prostrate hairs. Petals about 9-12 mm long. Stamens eight. Staminal tube and style pink. Disk resembles the staminal tube but only half the length. Ovary pubescent.
Usually 1 or 2 trifoliolate leaves produced before the 10th leaf stage. At the tenth leaf stage: leaflet blade lanceolate, unequal-sided at the base, glabrous on the upper surface; hairs on stem and the terminal bud short and prostrate.
Distribution and Ecology