Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Alectryon connatus (F.Muell.) Radlk.
Radlkofer, L.A.T. (1878) Sitzungsberichten der k. bayer Akademie der Wissenschaften, Math.-Phys. Classe, 1878 : 299.
A small tree seldom exceeding 30 cm dbh.
Cotyledons about 5-7 mm long. First pair of leaves simple, toothed or lobed, subsequent leaves pinnate with two leaflets. At the tenth leaf stage: leaflet blades hairy on the upper surface, densely (or rarely sparsely) so on the lower surface, hairs tortuous, pale; lower surface of the leaflet blade green. Seed germination time 13 to 164 days.
Occurs in WA, CYP, NEQ, CEQ and southwards as far as south-eastern Queensland. Altitudinal range from sea level to 800 m. Grows in monsoon forest, beach forest and similar vegetation types. Also occurs in New Guinea.
A small tree that has potential for cultivation in gardens in drier areas. Flowers are greenish yellow.