Acronychia oblongifolia (A.Cunn. ex Hook.) Endl. ex Heynh.


Nom. Bot. Hort. 2: 8 (1846) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988

Glabrous shrub to medium-sized tree to c. 15 m high. Leaves usually 1-foliolate, occasionally trifoliolate, sometimes lemon-scented; lamina of unifoliolate leaves and terminal leaflets obovate or narrow- to oblong-elliptic, (3–)4–12 cm long, 1.4–4.5 cm wide, apex obtuse to bluntly acute, usually notched, oil dots numerous and obvious; lateral leaflets smaller than terminal leaflets, 2.5–6 cm long, c. 1–2 cm wide; petiole (3–)7–30 mm long. Inflorescence few–many-flowered, 2–6 cm long. Sepals 0.5–1.5 mm long; petals 5–8 mm long, creamy white, spreading. Fruit globose to depressed-globose, 8–12 mm diam., with apical tuft of hairs, mostly 4-lobed, white. Flowers summer and autumn.

EGL, EGU, GipP. Also Qld, NSW. Confined to a few warm-temperate rainforest communities, usually near watercourses, from the Mitchell River gorge area to near the New South Wales border.

Source: Duretto, M.F. (1999). Rutaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Sapindales
family Rutaceae
genus Acronychia
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Acronychia oblongifolia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Acronychia oblongifolia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native

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New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory