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

T: Bartle Frere, Qld, May 1952, K.J.White 198 ; holo: BRI.

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

Tree to 7 m. Young parts and inflorescence puberulent, otherwise glabrous. Leaf rachis 28–32.5 cm long; leaflets 9 or 10 pairs, narrowly elliptic or ovate-oblong, tapering, acuminate, entire, broadly obtuse and unequal at base, 8–18 cm long, 2–5 cm wide, glabrous except midrib, pellucid-dotted; petiolules 4–8 mm long; petiole 6.5–9 cm long. Panicles ramiflorous, 13–40 cm long, densely flowered; pedicels 3–4 mm long. Calyx lobes 2.5–4 mm long, 2–4 mm wide, membranous. Petals 2.5–3 mm long, 2 mm wide, cream. Filaments to 2 mm long. Fruit obovoid, apiculate, 1.3–1.5 cm long, 1.2 cm diam.; calyx lobes usually persistent. 

Occurs on Atherton Tableland, Qld. Grows in rainforest. Map 62.

Qld: State Forest Reserve 755, near Bartle Frere, D.Fitzsimon 115 (BRI); Topaz, near Malanda, L.S.Smith 3309 (BRI).

Characterised by the large inflorescence and glabrous leaves with up to 10 pairs of leaflets.



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