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Lepiderema ixiocarpa S.T.Reynolds, Austrobaileya 1: 492 (1982)

T: State Forest Reserve 251, Ismailia, near Ravenshoe, Qld, 17 June 1954, E.Volck 761 ; holo: BRI.

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

Tree to 7 m. Young parts, peduncles and fruits viscid; branchlets, leaves and flowers puberulent or glabrescent. Leaf rachis 5.5–23.5 cm long; leaflets 4–6 pairs, ovate to oblong, attenuate to caudate, entire, oblique at base and shortly attenuate 3.5–8.5 cm long, 1.5–3.7 cm wide, pellucid-punctate; petiolule 6–11 mm long; petiole 2.2–6.5 cm long. Panicles axillary or ramiflorous, 6.5–29 cm long; peduncles resin-dotted; pedicels 2–2.5 mm long. Calyx lobes 1.5–3.5 mm long, 1.5–2.5 mm wide, pink-red. Petals 2.5 mm long, 1.5 mm wide. Filaments 2–3 mm long. Fruit broadly obovoid, 1–1.6 cm long, 1.3.6 cm diam.; calyx lobes persistent. 

Occurs in N Qld from Mareeba to Cardwell Range. Grows in rainforest on basalt. Map 66.

Qld: State Forest Reserve 185, near Mareeba, B.P.M.Hyland 5016 (BRI, NSW); Kirrama, W of Cardwell, Oct. 1969, R.Mazlin (BRI); Mt Haigh, near Tully Falls, T.S.Risley 112 (QRS).

Differs from Lepiderema punctulata chiefly in the obovoid, very viscid fruit.



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