Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Dinosperma longifolium T.G.Hartley
Hartley, T.G. (1997) Adansonia 19(2): 195. Type: Nicholson 4018, Australia, Queensland, Cook District, State Forest Reserve 607, Freshwater Creek, 11 Jan 1966.
Shrub or small tree to 7 m tall.
Leaves opposite, but may also be in whorls of 3-4, simple, 15-30 cm long, petiole -.1-0.5 cm long; leaf blazdes glabrous or nearly, narroly elliptice to oblanceolate, 15-30 x 4-7.5 cm, narrowly cordate. Main veins 23-27 per side of leaf blade.
Follicles widely spreading to horizontal (divaricate), asymmetrically obovate, 20 mm long. Mature seeds unknown.
Distribution and Ecology
Natural History & Notes
Very rare. Distinguished from other species in this genus by the simple leaves and leaf base which is narrowly cordate.
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