Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Acronychia vestita F.Muell.
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1864) Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae 4: 155. Type: Ad rivum Dalrymple Creek sinui Rockingham Bay affluentem. Dallachy.
Fuzzy Lemon Aspen; Hairy Aspen; White Apsen
Narrow, cream or pale brown, brittle stripes often apparent in the inner blaze.
Inflorescence about 5-7 cm long. Flowers about 6.5-8 mm long. Stamens eight, dimorphic, four long and four short, in one whorl, long and short stamens alternating.
Cotyledon margin finely crenate. First pair of leaflets +/- sessile, margins toothed. At the tenth leaf stage: a few small teeth towards the apex of the leaf blade; leaf blade quite hairy on the underside with a few hairs on the upper surface; terminal bud hairy. Seed germination time 189 to 628 days.
Endemic to NEQ. Altitudinal range from near sea level to 750 m. Grows as an understory tree in well developed lowland and upland rain forest. This species is favoured by disturbance.