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Dehiscing fruit. Copyright W. T. Cooper
Fruit and dehiscing fruit. Copyright Stanley Breeden
Fruit, side view, dehiscing and seed cross section. Copyright W. T. Cooper
Cotyledon stage, hypogeal germination. Copyright CSIRO
Leaves and Flowers. Copyright CSIRO
Scale bar 10mm. Copyright CSIRO
10th leaf stage. Copyright CSIRO
Harpullia pendula Planch. ex F.Muell.
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1859) Transactions and Proceedings of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria 3: 26. Type: In the forests near Moreton Bay Brisbane River, Sept. 1828, A Cunningham 125; iso: MEL. Fide Reynolds (1985).
Tulip Lancewood; Queensland Tulipwood; Black Tulip; Black Tulipwood; Mogun-mogun; Tulipwood
Compound leaf rhachis about 1.5-6 cm long. Leaflet blades about 5.5-10.5 x 2-4 cm. Lateral veins generally forming loops inside the blade margin. Terminal buds and young shoots clothed in very short, cream or yellowish hairs. Slightly elongated lenticels usually conspicuous on the older twigs.
First pair of leaves usually compound. At the tenth leaf stage: leaflet blades +/- elliptic, apex acuminate or apiculate, base oblique, hairs present on the upper surface at least along the midrib; terminal pair of leaflets often larger than the lower leaflets.
Distribution and Ecology
Food plant for the larval stages of the Cornelian Butterfly. Common & Waterhouse (1981).