Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Alstonia linearis Benth.
Bentham, G. (1868) Flora Australiensis 4: 314. Type: N. Australia. Cliffs of Brunswick Bay and Regents River, N.W. Coast, A. Cunningham.
Dead bark pale and corky.
Flowers about 4-6 mm diam. Calyx lobes about 1.2-1.9 mm long, glabrous inside but sparsely pubescent near the apices. Corolla tube about 3-3.5 mm long, lobes about 2.4-3 mm long, with the right margins overlapping. Stamens inserted near the middle of the corolla tube. Anthers about 0.8-0.9 x 0.3-0.4 mm.
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Distribution and Ecology
Endemic to WA, a rare species with a restricted distribution, known only from the Kimberley Region. Altitudinal range from near sea level to about 300 m. Usually grows in open forest on sandstone but also found in monsoon forest and rain forest.
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