Lagunaria queenslandica Craven
Craven, L.A., Miller, C. & White, R.G. (2006) Blumea 51: 352
Pyramid Tree; Sugarplum Tree; Cowitch Tree
A tree to 20 m tall, bark dark grey to almost black. May flower and fruit as a shrub. Young growth, leaves and twigs covered in pale scales.
Flowers solitary, axillary. Epicalyx shed early. Flowers petals 45-68 mm long, pink aging to cream. Calyx 5-lobed. Staminal column 40-62 mm long, antheriferous portion of staminal column 8-13 mm long. Oil dots on sepals and petals. Pollen pale/white, filament recurved. Lobed glandular disk at base of ovary.
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Lagunaria patersonia var. bracteata Benth., Flora Australiensis 1: 218. Type: Queensland, near Port Denison, Fitzalan s.n. (Lecto K) (1863). Lagunaria patersonia subsp. bracteata (Benth.) P.S.Green, Kew Bulletin 45(2): 242 (1990).