Crudia abbreviata A.R.Bean
Bean, A.R. (2010). Austrobaileya 8(2). Type: Queensland. COOK DISTRICT: Cultivated at Yuruga Nursery, Walkamin, ex Stone Crossing, [c. 45 km NE of Weipa], 23 September 1998, G. Sankowsky 1631.
Wood very hard and dense. Buttresses gradually tapering into the trunk.
Leaflet blades about 4.5-8.5 x 1.5-4 cm, broadest towards the base, leaflet stalk about 3-5 mm long. Lateral veins forming loops well inside the blade margin. Leaflet stalks transversely wrinkled. Stipules small and inconspicuous. Compound leaf axis often ending in a stout point as in some Sapindaceae.
Flowers faintly but pleasantly perfumed, the odour resembling that of roses (Rosa sinensis?). Inflorescences terminal but often appearing axillary. Pedicels about 5 mm long. Peduncles about 5-15 mm long. Sepals about 3 mm long. Petals absent (rarely a small vestigial petal present). Stamens usually 10. Ovary densely clothed in white hairs. Ovules 1-3 in each ovary.
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Crudia sp. Archer River (B.Hyland 3078RFK). Pterocarpus sp. Archer River (B.Hyland 3078RFK).