Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Catalepidia heyana (F.M.Bailey) P.H.Weston
Weston, P.H. (1995) Flora of Australia 16: 499.
Oak, Hey's Nut; Hey's Nut Oak
Seldom exceeding 30 cm dbh. Oak grain in the wood and a corresponding pattern in the inner blaze.
Oak grain in the twigs. Leaf blades about 8-33 x 1.5-6.5 cm. Petioles about 0.6-1.5 cm long, swollen at their junction with the twig. Midrib raised on the upper surface. Intramarginal vein quite well developed.
Flower bracts about 0.5 mm long. Common peduncle about 3-5 mm long. Tepals glabrous outside, about 20-25 mm long. Hypogynous glands patelliform, four. Ovary sessile, glabrous. Ovules 2.
Endemic to NEQ, known only from collections made from the Windsor Tableland, the Mt Spurgeon-Mt Lewis area, Mt Isley and the Boonjee area. Altitudinal range from 700-1200 m. Grows as an understory tree in upland and mountain rain forest.