Carnarvonia araliifolia var. montana B.Hyland
Hyland, B.P.M. (1995) Flora of Australia 16: 345. Type: State Forest Reserve 194, Western, QLD, 6 Jan., 1972, B.P.M. Hyland 12206.
Red Oak; Oak, Red; Red Silky Oak
Oak grain in the wood and a corresponding pattern in the inner blaze.
Oak grain in the twigs. Petiole of the compound leaf usually long, 5 cm or more, slender. Leaf variable, digitately compound on large trees but on small trees it is a combination of a digitate and pinnate leaf. Leaflet blades about 7-20 x 4-8 cm. Young shoots clothed in small, brown or dark brown hairs. Lateral veins forming loops well inside the blade margin.
Fruits 3.6-5 x 1.5-2.1 cm, pedicel laterally attached.
Cotyledons somewhat fleshy, obovate, about 9-12 mm long, truncate at the apex. First pair of leaves simple, lobed to approaching trifoliolate, margins serrate. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade trifoliolate, margin serrate, expanding new leaves hairy on the upper surface. Seed germination time 15 to 18 days.