Austral. J. Bot. 28: 535 (1980) APNI
Establishment means:Sparingly established
Tree to 8 m tall or mallee, rarely a shrub; bark smooth, whitish and grey. Juvenile leaves petiolate, alternate, ovate to orbicular, to 10 cm long, 4 cm wide, scabrid, dull, green; adult leaves shortly petiolate, alternate, elliptic, 4–9 cm long, 1–3 cm wide, mucronate, slightly glossy, green; reticulation moderate with scattered intersectional oil glands. Inflorescences axillary, unbranched; peduncles strap-like, to 7 cm long, 7–20-flowered; buds sessile, hypanthia fused, scar present; operculum horn-shaped, to 5.5 cm long, 2 cm diam. (at base); stamens erect; anthers versatile, dorsifixed, narrowly oblong; ovules usually in 8 vertical rows; flowers yellow-green. Fruit sessile, fused, disc ascending, valves 3, strongly exserted; infructescence to 9 cm diam. (including valves); seeds blackish brown, flattened-ovoid to cuboid, shallowly reticulate, hilum ventral to terminal. Flowers Aug.–Nov.
*GipP, *Wim. Native to Western Australia. Widely cultivated as an ornamental, sometimes spreading from planted trees in Victoria. .
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|