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Ganophyllum falcatum Blume, Mus. Bot. 1: 230 (1850)

T: coastal New Guinea, collector unknown ; n.v.

Illustration: S.T.Reynolds, Austrobaileya 2: 33 fig. 1 H–J (1984).

Tree to 32 m. Young parts resinous; branchlets scurfy, resinous towards apex, lenticellate. Leaf rachis 12–19 cm long; leaflets 10–20, obliquely ovate or ovate-oblong, subfalcate, attenuate or shortly acuminate or caudate, truncate, rounded or subacute and oblique at base, 3–9.5 cm long, 1.5–5 cm wide, shiny above, pellucid-punctate; midrib excentric; lateral nerves looping away from margins; petiolules 3–4 mm long; petiole 4.5–6.5 cm long. Panicles 10–28 cm long; bracts small; pedicels 1.5–4 mm long. Calyx 1.5–2.5 mm long, 2–3 mm wide, coriaceous, gland-dotted, glabrous. Filaments 3–5 mm long. Fruit red, ovoid, acute, 1–1.5 cm long, 0.6–0.8 cm diam. Fig. 3E–F.

Occurs in far northern W.A., N.T. and north Qld, including offshore islands. Grows in monsoon forest and at the edge of rainforest and mangroves. Map 18.

W.A.: Mitchell Plateau, N Kimberley, K.F.Kenneally 7100 (BRI). N.T.: East Point, Darwin, N.B.Byrnes 286 (BRI, NSW); Channel Point, Dec. 1983, C.Dunlop & J.Russel-Smith (BRI, DNA, CANB, L, MEL, NSW). Qld: Little Mulgrave, B.P.M.Hyland 9259 (BRI, NSW); Brisk Bay, S of Bowen, K.A.W.Williams 77235 (BRI).



Data derived from Flora of Australia Volume 25 (1985), a product of ABRS, ©Commonwealth of Australia