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Lepiderema hirsuta S.T.Reynolds, Austrobaileya 1: 489 (1982)

T: Oliver Creek, tributory of Noah Creek, Qld, 21 Aug. 1972, L.J.Webb & J.G.Tracey 10891 ; holo: BRI.

Illustration: S.T.Reynolds, Austrobaileya 1: fig. 39A (1982).

Tree to 10 m. Young parts, branchlets and leaf axes ferruginous-hirsute. Leaf rachis 19–57 cm long; leaflets 16–19 pairs, narrowly oblong-ovate or elliptic, caudate, bluntly acuminate, entire to remotely crenulate-serrulate, oblique and obtuse or truncate at base, 6.5–19.5 cm long, 0.8–4 cm wide, glabrous except midribs, pellucid-dotted; petiolules 2–3 mm long; petiole 4.5–16 cm long. Panicles ramiflorous, clustered, to 7 cm long, few-flowered; pedicels 3 mm long. Calyx lobes 3–4.5 mm long, 1.5–2.5 mm wide. Petals 2.5 mm long, 1.5 mm wide, pink. Filaments to 2 mm long. Fruit obcordate, 1.8–2 cm long, 1.5–1.8 cm diam., reddish-pink; calyx lobes persistent. 

Occurs in Cape Tribulation area, N Qld. Grows in rainforest. Map 61.

Qld: Arsenic Ck (Oliver Ck), G.C.Stocker 1586 (BRI); McDowall Range, L.J.Webb & J.G.Tracey 13127 (BRI).

Distinguished by the densely hirsute branchlets and crenulate-serrulate leaflets.



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