Guioa semiglauca (F.Muell.) Radlk.
Radlkofer, L.A.T. (1879), Actes du Congres International de Botanistes .. Amsterdam for 1877: 107.
New growth red. Leaves alternate, pinnately compound. Stipules absent. Petioles 1-3 cm long. Leaflets 2-6, alternate, subopposite or opposite, terminal leaflet absent, rachis projecting beyond last leaflet. Petiolules 2-4 mm long, with a prominent pulvinus at base. Leaflet blades obovate to elliptic to narrow-elliptic, usually 3-9 cm long, 1.5-3 cm wide, base attenuate or cuneate, margins entire, apex acute or obtuse with a mucro. Domatia absent. Upper leaf surfaces hairless, lower leaf surface very sparsely hairy, dull pale grey-green, green-yellow or whitish. Lateral veins 7-12 pairs.
Inflorescences axillary, paniculate. Flowers functionally unisexual, monoecious, 5-merous, slightly zygomorphic, c. 4 mm diam. Calyx 5-lobed, connate at base, 1-2.5 mm long and wide, lobes unequal, green. Petals 5, free, petals subobovate-elliptic with slender claw, each petal with 2 hairy yellow scales about as long as or longer than petals. Male flowers with usually 8 strongly exserted stamens (anthers pink) and a rudimentary ovary; female flowers with usually 8 staminodes and a 3-locular superior ovary. Disc complete or incomplete.
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Occurs in CEQ, from Eungella (W of Mackay) to south eastern Queensland and north eastern New South Wales. Common in regrowth and margins of rainforest, 500-900 m.
This profile information and associated coding has been adapted from Reynolds (1984, 1985) and Harden et al. (2014).