Aceratium ferrugineum C.T.White
White, C.T. (1932) Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew : 43. Type: North Queensland: Mount Spurgeon, overhanging watercourses near the top of the mountain, old flowers and ripe fruits, February 1923, A.L.Marrotsy.
Carabeen, Rusty; Rusty Carabeen
Sepals narrowly lanceolate, about 14-16 x 3-4 mm, pink but clothed in brown hairs. Petals narrowly spathulate, about 18-20 x 5-7 mm, apex either 3-lobed (each lobe indented) or irregularly dentate. Stamens about 12-15, arranged in groups of three, two enclosed in the petals and one closer to the style. Staminal filaments glabrous, sigmoid, about 5-7 mm long, anthers linear, about 3.9-4.1 mm long, minutely puberulous, setiferous at the apex. Disk yellow, about 1 mm high and weakly lobed. Ovary ovoid, about 4-5 mm long, densely strigose, ovules 4 per locule. Style pink, about 14-15 mm long, strigose in the lower half.
Cotyledons obscurely 3-5-veined. A few short hairs present on the upper surface mainly towards the base.
A medium tree suitable for cooler areas. Flowers large, bright pink, produce in abundance .