Ormosia ormondii (F.Muell.) Merr.
Merrill, E.D. (1943) Sargentia 3: 79.
Yellow Bean; Bean, Yellow
Bark brownish or khaki coloured. Blaze odour resembling that of green beans (Phaseolus vulgaris).
Compound leaves usually whorled or clustered in groups on the twigs. Leaflet blades about 7-21 x 3.5-8 cm. Midrib depressed on the upper surface of the leaflet blade, leaflet stalk slightly swollen, and transversely wrinkled but with a groove on the upper surface. Lateral veins curved throughout their length and forming only indistinct loops inside the blade margin.
A medium to large tree suitable for parks and street plantings. The large bunches of pink flowers are attractive to Honeyeaters and Parrots.
Produces a useful general purpose timber.