Common name: Five-leaf Bosistoa
Bosistoa floydii T.G.Hartley APNI*
Description: Small tree to 15 m high.
Leaves 11–28 cm long; leaflets 3–7 but usually 5, narrow-elliptic to oblong-elliptic, 6.5–16 cm long, 1.5–3.5 cm wide, apex acuminate, base attenuate and often asymmetric, margins entire, glabrous, oil dots distinct; petiole 2–5 cm long; lateral petiolules 5–10 mm long, terminal petiolule 10–25 mm long.
Inflorescences terminal, branches glabrous to sparsely hairy. Sepals c. 1 mm long, ciliate. Petals 4–5 mm long, white. Ovary sparsely hairy.
Cocci oblique-obovoid to ± globose, c. 10 mm wide, transversely ribbed.
Distribution and occurrence: Confined to rainforest in the Bellinger and Orara R. areas.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Text by P. G. Richards
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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