Mackinlaya confusa Hemsl.
Hemsley, W.B. (1909) Kew Bulletin : 259. Type: Queensland, Dunk Is., 5 June 1848, J. McGillivray; holo: K.
Usually flowers and fruits as a slender single-stemmed shrub about 1-3 m tall.
Compound leaf petiole much longer than the leaflet stalks. Leaflet stalks variable in length even on the one compound leaf. Leaflet blades about 10-21 x 5-10 cm.
Fruit surface glaucous or blue-grey. Fruits borne in cymes or umbels which are arranged in umbels which are also arranged in umbels. Fruit laterally compressed and usually +/- 2-lobed, wider than long, about 10 x 15 mm, usually with the style and calyx remnants at the apex. Testa finely reticulate or minutely tuberculate. Embryo very small (about 0.6-0.8 mm long). Cotyledons about as wide as the radicle.
Cotyledons about 17-25 x 11-20 mm. First pair of leaves alternate, lanceolate, margins toothed. Petiole bases clasping the stem. At the tenth leaf stage: leaves may be either simple or trifoliolate, leaf or leaflet blades elliptic, apex apiculate, base attenuate. Margin coarsely toothed with 1-3 teeth on each side. Base of the petiole +/- winged and clasping the stem. Stipules fused to the petiole. Crushed leaves emit an odour like that of celery. Seed germination time 35 to 143 days.