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Cupaniopsis parvifolia (F.M.Bailey) L.A.S.Johnson
Family Sapindaceae
Common name: Small-leaved Tuckeroo

Cupaniopsis parvifolia (F.M.Bailey) L.A.S.Johnson APNI*

Description: Small tree; branchlets and leaf rachises finely hairy.

Leaves 5–15 cm long; leaflets 4–8, narrow-obovate to oblong-elliptic, 2.5–8 cm long, 1–3 cm wide, apex obtuse or retuse, base cuneate, margins entire, thickly leathery, glabrous, shiny; secondary veins 2–5 mm apart; domatia absent; petiole 1–2.5 cm long, petiolules 2–5 mm long.

Panicles 2.5–7 cm long, pedicles 3–5 mm long. Calyx 2–3.5 mm long. Petals 1.5–2 mm long.

Capsule subglobose, 8–21 mm long and diam., reddish; aril orange-yellow.

Distribution and occurrence: In dry rainforest, chiefly in the coastal ranges but also at lower altitudes away from the sea; north from Gloucester.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

Text by G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)

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