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Harpullia alata F.Muell.
Family Sapindaceae
Harpullia alata F.Muell. APNI*

Description: Shrub up to 4 m high, new growth rusty-tomentose.

Leaves 10–35 cm long, petiole and rachis winged, usually irregularly toothed; leaflets 6–10, elliptic to oblanceolate, mostly 5–15 cm long, 2–5 cm wide, apex acuminate, base attenuate, margins few-toothed to ± entire, both surfaces glabrous, green and shining; petiole 3–8 cm long, petiolules 0–2 mm long.

Flowers in few-flowered axillary racemes. Sepals persistent below fruit. Petals 10–12 mm long, white.

Capsule 20–25 mm long, 30–35 mm diam., valves leathery, brownish, finely pubescent; seeds ± globose, nearly enveloped by an orange aril.


Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

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


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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