Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Calophyllum bicolor P.F.Stevens
Stevens, P.F. (1980) Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 61: 536. Type: Papua New Guinea, Western District, Oriomo Creek, mouth of Yakup Creek, 40 miles from the sea,, 23 Sept. 1963, NGF 17746 coll. Womersley.
Grows as a tree up to 50 cm dbh.
Fruits ovoid to ellipsoid, about 7-11 x 5-9 mm diam. Cotyledons pinkish. Radicle quite small, much smaller than the cotyledons.
Distribution and Ecology
Occurs in CYP. Altitudinal range small, from near sea level to 150 m. Grows in well developed rain forest frequently found close to streams. Also occurs in the Aru Islands, Papua New Guinea and Irian Jaya.
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