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Cupaniopsis fleckeri S.T.Reynolds, Austrobaileya 2: 47 (1984)

T: Mt White, Coen, Qld, July 1949, H.Flecker ; holo: BRI.

Illustration: S.T.Reynolds, Austrobaileya 2: 52 fig. 4Q (1984).

Tree to 9 m. Branchlets, leaf axes and peduncles finely puberulous or glabrous; branchlets lenticellate. Leaf rachis 2–6 cm long; leaflets 8–10, obovate to elliptic, obtuse or retuse, entire, acute at base, 2–6 cm long, 1.5–3 cm wide, glabrous, thinly coriaceous; lateral nerves 4–10 mm apart, usually with domatia in some of their axils; petiolule 1–2 mm long; petiole 1.5–4 cm long. Panicles 6.5–17 cm long, openly branched; peduncles flexuose; pedicels 3–6 mm long. Calyx lobes 3.5–4 mm long, usually glabrous. Petals ovate, 3 mm long, puberulent; scales shorter. Fruit not seen. 

Occurs in N Qld near Princess Charlotte Bay. Grows in dry rainforest, usually on sandstone. Map 73.

Qld: Altanmoni near Cape Bowen, B.P.M.Hyland 6349 (BRI); Flinders Is., Aug. 1979 & Mar. 1981, D.Smyth (BRI).

Cupaniopsis fleckeri is very close to C. parvifolia differing chiefly by the presence of prominent domatia.



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