Monoon patinatum (Jessup) B.Xue & R.M.K.Saunders
Jessup, L.W. (2007) Flora of Australia 2: 450. Type: Queensland, Malbon Thompson Forest Reserve, 12 April 2006, A. Ford & M. Bradford, AF4811. Holo: BRI.
Conspicuous darker fibrous stripes visible in both the inner and outer blaze. Subrhytidome layer almost black. Blaze darkening on exposure.
Usually two cataphylls produced before the first true leaves. First pair of leaves ovate, about 7-8 x 3-4 cm, apex acuminate, base cuneate. Numerous oil dots visible with a lens. Upper surface shiny, glabrous. At the tenth leaf stage: leaves ovate or elliptic, apex acuminate, base cuneate to obtuse, upper surface glabrous, lower surface with hairs on the midrib only; very small oil dots just visible with a lens; petiole and stem with a few scattered hairs, terminal bud densely hairy. Seed germination time 28 to 88 days.
Food plant for the larval stages of the Green Spotted Triangle, Pale Green Triangle and the Green Triangle Butterflies. Sankowsky & Neilsen (2000).
Polyalthia patinata Jessup, Flora of Australia 2: 450. Type: Queensland, Malbon Thompson Forest Reserve, 12 April 2006, A. Ford & M. Bradford, AF4811. Holo: BRI (2007). Polyalthia sp. (Wyvuri BH 2632RFK), HISPID Phrase Name.