Common name: Stinkwood
Zieria arborescens subsp. arborescens Sims APNI*
Synonyms: Zieria arborescens subsp. A sensu Armstrong (1991) Sims APNI*
Zieria arborescens subsp. A APNI*
Description: Robust shrub or small tree to 10 m high; branches ridged, usually scurfy to pubescent with stellate hairs, glabrescent.
Leaves with central leaflet variable in size and shape, narrow-elliptic, oblong or lanceolate, mostly 50–90 mm long, 6–15 mm wide, apex acute, margins entire and ± recurved; upper surface ± glabrous, dark green; lower surface hirsute to stellate-tomentose, paler, not warted, but dotted with oil glands; petiole 15–30 mm long.
Cocci dotted with oil glands, glabrous, with an appendage.
Flowering: spring to summer.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread, in wet sclerophyll forest and on margins of rainforest; on the coast and adjacent ranges.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. Tas.
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