Rhysotoechia florulenta S.T.Reynolds
Reynolds, S.T. (1991) Austrobaileya 3: 490. Type: Queensland. Cook District: S. F. R. 143, Parish of Kanawarra, Carbine L. A., Mt Lewis, 16 Oct.1989, B. Gray 5129 (holo: BRI; iso: BRI, QRS).
Usually a small tree not exceeding 30 cm dbh. Lenticels quite numerous. Blaze odour difficult to describe but not pleasant.
Flowers cream, about 6-7 mm diam., in large panicles about 10-40 cm long. Calyx lobes about 3-4 x 2.5-3 mm. Petals broadly ovate, about 2.5-3 mm long, with two prominent scales or crest-like appendages on the inner surface close to the base. Stamens eight, filaments hairy on the lower half, about 3 mm long, inserted inside the yellowish-green doughnut-shaped disk. Ovary +/- glabrous.
First pair of leaves; midrib raised on the upper surface. At the tenth leaf stage: leaflet blades elliptic, unequal-sided at the base. Midrib slightly raised on the upper surface of the leaflet blade.
Distribution and Ecology