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Alectryon subcinereus (A.Gray) Radlk., Act. Congr. Bot. Amsterdam 117 (1877), as subcinereum , =Sapind. Holl.-Ind. 47 (1879)

Cupania subcinerea A.Gray, U.S. Explor. Exped. 15, Bot. 1: 258 (1854). T: Hunter River & Puen Buen, N.S.W.; n.v.

Spanoghea nephelioides F.Muell., Trans. & Proc. Philos. Inst. Victoria 3: 25 (1859); Nephelium leiocarpum F.Muell. ex Benth., Fl. Austral. 1: 467 (1863) based on Spanoghea nephelioides F.Muell. T: Moreton Bay, Qld, W.Hill & F.Mueller ; n.v.

Alectryon laeve Radlk., Act. Congr. Bot. Amsterdam 117, 119 (1877), = Sapind. Holl.-Ind. 47, 49 (1879). T: Clarence River, N.S.W., C.Moore ; syn: K.

Tree to 10 m. Branchlets and inflorescence puberulent. Leaf rachis 2–9 cm long, usually flattened and margined; leaflets 2–8, alternate, elliptic-oblong to elliptic-ovate, acute, shortly acuminate or obtuse, entire or coarsely serrulate, acute at base, 8–16.5 cm long, 2–5.5 cm wide, glabrous or puberulous on lower surfaces; petiolules 1–3 mm; petiole 1.5–3.5 cm long. Panicles 10–15 cm long; pedicels 2.5–4 mm long. Calyx 1.5 mm long; lobes ovate, pubescent. Petals minute. Fruit sessile, green, usually bilobed, 8–10 mm long, 8–16 mm diam.; lobes globose, turgid, glabrous; pericarp drying thinly crustaceous. Aril smooth. Fig. 4M.

Occurs from Gladstone, Qld, to Tilba, N.S.W.; also recorded from east Gippsland, Vic. Usually in dry rainforest, along creeks, gullies and on steep slopes. Map 27.

Qld: Kin Kin, Mar. 1916, W.D.Francis & C.T.White (BRI, NSW); Mt Glorious Brisbane, L.W.Jessup & S.T.Reynolds 120 (BRI, NSW); Mt Lindsay, C.T.White 8566 (BRI). N.S.W.: c. 35 km NE of Singleton, R.Storey 7167 (BRI); Bulli Pass, Oct. 1927, C.T.White (BRI).

Recognisable by its flattened rachis and glabrous bilobed fruits.



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