Polyscias sambucifolia subsp. 1

Elderberry Panax

sensu Fl. Victoria 4:254 (1999) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Small tree or shrub to c. 6 m high. Leaves once-pinnate, 5–30 cm long; leaflets 5–11, commonly petiolulate, occasionally subtended by a stipel, ovate or elliptic to broadly elliptic, (6–)9–20 cm long, (2–)3–11(–17) cm wide. Inflorescence commonly branched to third order.  Flowers Nov.–​Feb.

EGL, EGU, GipP, HFE, HNF, HSF, Strz. Grows in wet sclerophyll forest and in warm- and cool-temperate rainforest, between c. 100 and 1000 m altitude, east from the Dandenong Ranges.

This is the type subspecies.

Source: Henwood, M.J.; Makinson, R.O.; Maling, K.L. (1999). Araliaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-05-24
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Polyscias sambucifolia subsp. 1 in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Polyscias sambucifolia subsp. 1 in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Strzelecki Ranges present native
Highlands-Far East present native