Acradenia euodiiformis —Yellow Satinheart—RUTACEAE

Acradenia euodiiformis

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Habitat—Grows in and on the margins of rainforest to 1200 m alt., especially in mountain areas.

Distribution— North from the Hunter River in New South Wales and into Queensland.

Description—Tree to 30 m high, branchlets becoming glabrous with age.

Local occurrences

Barrington/Gloucester Tops, Tapin Tops National Park, Boorganna Nature Reserve and Waitui Falls

Leaves.— Compound, mostly 3−foliolate with oil dots; leaflets narrow−elliptic to oblanceolate, mostly 5 to 18 cm long and 1.5 to 5 cm wide, apex obtuse to acute, sometimes retuse, margins undulate, entire or rarely ± toothed near apex (especially on juveniles), glabrous, oil glands large and prominent, lower surface yellowish green; petiole 2 to 7 cm long; petiolules 3 to 10 mm long.

Acradenia euodiiformis
Acradenia euodiiformis

Inflorescence.— 6 to 21 cm long, branches sparsely hairy. Sepals 1 to 1.5 mm long, pubescent. Petals 3.5 to 5.5 mm long, white, tomentose. Ovary densely villous.

Flowering.—October to December.

Fruit.—Cocci 6 to 8 mm long, tomentose, transversely ribbed.

Ripe.— Late Summer to Autumn.

Acradenia euodiiformis