Polyscias sambucifolia subsp. Short leaflets (V.Stajsic 196) Vic. Herbarium APNI*
Synonyms: Polyscias sambucifolia (Sieber ex DC.) Harms subsp. B APNI*
Polyscias sambucifolia subsp. leptophylla Henwood & J.G.West ms. APNI*
Description: Leaves 1-pinnate Leaves with (6 pairs of leaflets; leaflets usually 20–40 mm long and 3–7 mm wide, rarely to 70 mm long and 20 mm wide. Densely branched shrub rarely exceeding 1.5 m high. Leaves 6–30 cm long; leaflets sessile (or rarely petiolulate); without stipels, oblong-linear and occasionally slightly falcate, margins entire or rarely lobed. Inflorescence with first order branching only, or rarely with second order branching.
Flowering: Flowers January–February
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in wet sclerophyll communities between 750 and 1970 m alt., locally abundant in disturbed sites.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by M. J. Henwood & R. O. Makinson
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