Common name: Crystal Creek walnut
Endiandra floydii B.Hyland APNI*
Description: Small tree, often with coppice shoots at base; young shoots finely hairy with fawn hairs, new leaves pinkish brown.
Leaves elliptic to narrow-elliptic, 5–15 cm long, 2–5 cm wide, apex bluntly acuminate, leathery, both surfaces shiny and glabrous; midrib raised below, flat and reddish black above in dried leaves, reticulum finely areolate; petiole 7–10 mm long, grooved above.
Panicles shorter than leaves. Flowers ca 3 mm long, green to cream, glabrous.
Fruit ovoid to oblong, 50–70 mm long, red to purplish black when ripe.
Distribution and occurrence: Found in warm-temperate and subtropical rainforest, from sea level to 430 m altitude; rare, confined to Tweed district.
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 1 (1990)
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