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Cupaniopsis parvifolia (F.M.Bailey) L.A.S.Johnson, Contr. New South Wales Natl Herb. 3: 98 (1962)

Cupania anacardioides var. parvifolia F.M.Bailey, Queensland Fl. 1: 290 (1899); Cupaniopsis anacardioides var. parvifolia (F.M.Bailey) Domin, Biblioth. Bot. 89: 350 (1927); Cupaniopsis anacardioides f. parvifolia (F.M.Bailey) Radlk., Pflanzenr. 98: 1187 (1933). T: Main Range and several other localities in southern Qld, F.M.Bailey; syn: n.v. ; Mt Perry, J.Keys ; syn: BRI.

Tree to 20 m. Branchlets and leaf axes pubescent or puberulent; branchlets densely lenticellate. Leaf rachis 2–4.5 cm long; leaflets 6–8, narrowly obovate to elliptic, obtuse or retuse, entire, acute to obtuse at base, 2.5–7 cm long, 0.7–2.5 cm wide, glabrous, thickly coriaceous, shiny; lateral nerves 2–5 mm apart; petiolule 2–5 mm long; petiole 1–2.5 cm long. Panicles 2.5–7.5 cm long, peduncles tomentose; pedicels 3–5 mm long. Calyx lobes 2–3.5 mm long, puberulous or glabrous. Petals ovate, 1.5–2 mm long; scales as long. Fruit shortly stipitate, subglobose, apiculate, 8–12 mm long and wide. Aril orange-yellow. 

Occurs from south-eastern Qld to Gloucester, N.S.W. Usually in dry rainforest. Map 72.

Qld: Gowrie junction, Sept. 1975, B.Gilbert (BRI); Kragra NE of Chinchilla, Aug. 1979, M.G.Lithgow (BRI); Brisbane, Rafting Grounds Reserve, L.W.Jessup & S.T.Reynolds 245 (BRI). N.S.W.: Pikapene State Forest, S of Tabulam, H.C.Hayes , J.Turner & D.J.McGillivray 2654 (BRI, NSW).

Close to Cupaniopsis anacardioides differing mainly in its smaller leaflets with close lateral nerves.



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