Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Corynocarpus cribbianus (F.M.Bailey) L.S.Sm.
Smith, L.S. (1956) Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland 67: 31.
Oak grain in the wood, plus tangential lines result in a spiderweb appearance on stem cross sections. Pattern in the inner blaze matches oak grain in the wood. Cambial layer turning pink on exposure.
At the tenth leaf stage: stipules triangular, papery, large and conspicuous, about 4 mm long, caducous, produced between the base of the petiole and the stem. Leaf blade obovate, apex acuminate, base cuneate, margin usually entire sometimes with one small tooth towards the apex. Seed germination time 76 to 347 days.
Distribution and Ecology
Natural History & Notes
Fallen fruit eaten by Cassowaries. Cooper & Cooper (1994).
Helicia cribbiana (F.M.Bailey) F.M.Bailey, Queensland Flora 4: 1327(1901). Cyanocarpus cribbiana F.M.Bailey, Queensland Agricultural Journal 1(5): 370(1897), Type: Mourilyan district, E. Cowley, Sept., 1897. Corynocarpus australasicus C.T.White, Contributions from the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University 4: 57(1933), Type: Gadgarra, Atherton Tableland, alt. 800 m., common in rain-forest, .. no. 1024 (type; flowers and fruits), Aug. 22.
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