Sp. Pl. 1: 384 (1753) APNI
Deciduous tree to 40 m tall (much smaller in Victoria). Leaves 15–80 cm long, with 3–7 pairs of pinnae, glabrescent; pinnae with 3–7 leaflets, the basal most leaflets sometimes further divided; petiole 8–40 cm long; leaflets ovate or oblong-lanceolate to elliptic, 3–6 (–10) cm long, 1–2.5 (–3) cm wide, entire to serrate. Thyrses 10–22 cm long; flowers fragrant; pedicels c. 2–3 mm long; calyx c. 2 mm diam.; lobes ovate, c. 2 mm long, ovate; petals narrowly oblong, 6–10 mm long, c. 2mm wide, white to lilac, pink or bluish. Drupe globose to ellipsoid, 2–4 cm long, 1–2 cm diam., yellow-brown, glabrous; seed oblong, c. 3.5 mm long, brown. Flowers spring.
*MuF, *VRiv, *Wim. Widely cultivated as an ornamental tree and often used in street plantings. It has occasionally spread from cultivated plants near town centres in northern Victoria. Native to south-east Asia, Malesia and Australia.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|