Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Choriceras tricorne (Benth.) Airy Shaw
Airy Shaw, H.K. (1960) Kew Bulletin 14: 356.
Seldom exceeding 30 cm dbh. Sapwood surface often corrugated.
Inflorescences shorter than the leaves, often not much longer than the petioles. Flowers about 1-2 mm diam.
Capsule 3-horned, about 6-9 mm diam., completely disintegrating when the seeds are shed, leaving only the central axis still attached to the tree.
Cotyledons almost orbicular, about 7-9 mm diam. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade narrowly elliptic, margin serrate; petiole hairy. Seed germination time 27 to 42 days.
Occurs in NT, CYP and NEQ, widespread. Altitudinal range from near sea level to 600 m. Grows in monsoon forest and dry rain forest, particularly on the margins of these vegetation types, also found in beach forest and on old sand dunes. Also occurs in New Guinea.