Suppl. Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl. 29 (1830) APNI
Establishment means:Sparingly established
Erect shrub or small tree, 3–6 m high; branchlets glabrescent. Leaves petiolate, narrowly obovate-elliptic to narrowly obovate, 7–21 cm long, 6–30 mm wide, flat, apex acute or bluntly acuminate; longitudinal veins 3–7, prominent. Inflorescence a spherical umbel with c. 70–170 flowers; pedicel 5.5–9.5 mm long, glabrous; perianth cream, soon turning pink or reddish, glabrous; pistil 14–19.5 mm long; pollen presenter conical. Fruit 1–10 per axil, obliquely ovate-elliptic, slightly curved at base, 2.2–3.8 cm long, 1.6–2.2 cm wide, keeled along lower suture, beaked; horns lacking; seed not occupying whole valve face, ovate, 15–24 mm long; wing broadly extending down both sides of body and narrowly around the base. Flowers Apr.–Aug.
*CVU, *GipP, *OtP, *VVP. Native to south-west Western Australia, SA (naturalised). Commonly grown as an ornamental, occasionally escaping cultivation in Victoria, mainly on sandy soils.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||introduced|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||introduced|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|