Common name: Incense Cedar
Anthocarapa nitidula (Benth.) T.D.Penn. ex Mabb. APNI*
Synonyms: Pseudocarapa nitidula (Benth.) Merr. & L.M.Perry APNI*
Description: Small to medium-sized tree.
Leaves 9–25 cm long; leaflets 2–6, obovate to oblong-elliptic, 5–15 cm long, 25–45 mm wide, glabrous and rather thick, secondary veins faint or invisible on upper surface; petiole 2–5 cm long, petiolules 2–5 mm long.
Inflorescences 3–9 cm long. Petals 5–6 mm long, white. Staminal tube c. 5 mm long.
Capsule ± obovoid, 15–20 mm long and tapering into a thick stipe, brownish yellow, usually 2-valved; seeds red.
Distribution and occurrence: in subtropical rainforest, north from Woodburn (Richmond R.).
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by M. J. Taylor & G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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