Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Ilex arnhemensis (F.Muell.) Loes. subsp. arnhemensis
Loesener, L.E.T. () Flora of Australia 22: 202.
Holly, Northern; Northern Holly; Ilex
Surface of the sapwood turns purple or black on exposure and similarly the inner blaze. Fine oak grain in the wood and inner blaze.
Distribution and Ecology
Probably endemic to Australia, widespread in WA and NT. Altitudinal range from near sea level to 250 m. Grows in well developed rain forest and gallery forest, usually near water or along gullies.
Byronia arnhemensis F.Muell., Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae 2: 119(1861), Type: In vallibus ad montem Providence Hill terrae Arnhemicae, F. Mueller.
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