Nom. Bot. Hort. 2: 8 (1846) APNI
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.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|