Cassia queenslandica C.T.White
White, C.T. (1939) Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland 50: 74. Type: Mount Molloy, E. Fryer (type: flowers and pods), Sept., 1936.
Blaze odour may resemble that of bacon.
Leafy twigs usually longitudinally grooved. Compound leaf rhachis grooved on the upper surface. Leaflet blades about 2-6.5 x 1.5-2.5 cm.
Pods 30 cm or more long, moniliform, +/- circular in transverse section.
Cotyledons linear-ovate, about 10-12 x 5 mm. First pair of true leaves with six opposite leaflets and stipules about 1 mm long. Stem between the cotyledons and first pair of leaves clothed in short erect white hairs. At the tenth leaf stage: compound leaf petiole hairy, stalks and upper surface of leaflets hairy (mainly along the midrib); leaflets ovate; stipules very small, linear. Seed germination time 18 to 162 days.
Food plant for the larval stages of the Lemon Migrant Butterfly. Common & Waterhouse (1981).
A tree of high horticultural potential because of the pendulous inflorescences of yellow flowers.