Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Hymenosporum flavum (Hook.) F.Muell.
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1861) Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae 2: 77.
Native Frangipani; Frangipani, Native; Queensland Frangipani
Leaf blades about 6.5-13 x 2-4.5 cm. Lateral veins forming a series of somewhat confused loops well inside the blade margin.
Cotyledons linear or narrowly obovate, about 15-18 mm long, hairy on both the upper and lower surfaces. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade obovate, apex acute or acuminate, base attenuate, margin dentate to serrate, teeth irregular, upper surface hairy. Petiole hairy. Seed germination time 31 to 67 days.
Distribution and Ecology
Natural History & Notes
A slender tree extensively cultivated for the large perfumed flowers. Often planted as street trees.
Pittosporum flavum Hook., Curtis's Botanical Magazine 80 : t. 47(1854), Type: Port Stephens, East Australia, Allan Cunningham; Bidwill, Wide Bay district.
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