Common name: Small-leaved Tamarind
Diploglottis campbellii Cheel APNI*
Description: Compact tree to 20 m high, new growth at first softly hairy, soon ± glabrous.
Leaves 10–35 cm long; leaflets usually 4–8, elliptic-oblong to ± ovate, mostly 5–10 cm long, 2–4 cm wide, apex acute or shortly acuminate, base asymmetric, both surfaces ± glabrous, upper surface glossy, lower surface paler and ± dull; petiole 3–6 cm long, petiolules 2–5 mm long.
Panicles 10–15 cm long. Flowers 2–4 mm long, creamy-brown.
Capsule ± depressed-globose, 3.5–5 cm diam., 1–3-lobed; valves at first ± fleshy, brown, glabrous; aril red, succulent. Fruit ripe Feb.–Apr.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in riverine rainforest, from Tintenbar (Richmond R.) to Tweed River; rare.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Endangered
Text by G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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