Endiandra sieberi — Hard Corkwood—LAURACEAE.

Endiandra sieberi

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Habitat—Widespread in all types of warmer rainforest and in eucalypt forest on the coast and ranges, especially common in littoral rainforest;

Distribution—North from Murramarang National Park, New South Wales and Queensland.

Description—Small to medium-sized tree with hard corky bark.

Local occurrences

Barrington/Gloucester Tops, Bennett Head, Black Head Flora Park, Booti Hill, Cape Hawke, Cellito, Charlotte Head, Darawank Nature Reserve and Wetland, Elizabeth Beach, Forster Cemetery, Golden Ponds Reserve, Great Lakes College-Forster Campus, Penenton Creek and Wetlands, Saltwater Nature Reserve, Second Head, Seven Mile Beach and Green Point, Tiona and Tuncurry Flora Park.

Leaves.— Simple, alternate, oil dots minute, no domatia, not 3—veined, not glaucousSometimes ± opposite, ± hairless, narrow-—elliptic, 5 to 10 cm long, 1 to 3 cm wide, tough, both surfaces glabrous, glossy, margins yellowish; midrib flattened on lower surface, yellowish, reticulum finely areolate, conspicuous on both surfaces but not raised; domatia absent; petiole 5 to 8 mm long, reddish when fresh

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Inflorescence—Panicles shorter than leaves. Flowers c. 2 mm long, finely hairy.

Flowering.—March to August

Fruit—Ovoid, c. 20 mm long, black.

Ripe.—March to August.

Endiandra sieberi