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Elaeocarpus eumundi F.M.Bailey
Bailey, F.M. (1894) Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland 10: 51. Type: (none cited).[given by M.J.E.Coode, Kew Bull. 39 (1984) 559 as Queensland, Eumundi, March 1894, F.M. Bailey & Field Naturalists (holotype).
Eumundi Quandong; Smooth-leaved Quandong; Quandong, Eumundi
Cambial layer yellow.
Teeth, if present, tend to be more numerous towards the tip than towards the base of the leaf blade. Leaf blades about 6-13 x 2-4 cm. Midrib raised on the upper surface. Young shoots densely clothed in brown, prostrate hairs which do not persist.
Features not available.
Distribution and Ecology
Endemic to Australia, widespread, occurs in CYP, NEQ and southwards as far as north-eastern NSW. Altitudinal range in CYP and NEQ from near sea level to 1000 m. Grows in well developed rain forest on a variety of sites.
Produces a useful general purpose timber.
Wood specific gravity 0.81. Cause et al. (1989).