Alectryon subdentatus (F.Muell. ex Benth.) Radlk. APNI*
Description: Shrub or small tree with branchlets densely to sparsely appressed-hairy.
Leaves paripinnate, 5–12 cm long with the lowest leaflets smallest; leaflets 4–6 or occasionally 2, elliptic to obovate, mostly 1–8 cm long, 0.5–4 cm wide, apex obtuse to acute, margins toothed to almost entire, upper surface glabrous, lower surface usually sparsely hairy and subglaucous, reticulum prominent and raised when dry; petiole 5–20 mm long, petiolules 1–2 mm long.
Panicles 4–6 cm long. Petals absent.
Capsule sessile, obcordate, 8–12 mm long, 12–20 mm wide, hairy; lobes 1 or 2, compressed, drying woody; seed black, aril red.
Distribution and occurrence: in vine thickets and dry rainforest on the escarpment north from Gloucester and west to Mt Kaputar N.P. and Yallaroi areas.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NT, NWS
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by G.J. Harden
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