Endiandra muelleri subsp. bracteata

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Endiandra muelleri subsp. bracteata
Endiandra muelleri ssp bracteata leaves.jpg
Foliage
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Magnoliids
Order: Laurales
Family: Lauraceae
Genus: Endiandra
Species: E. muelleri
Subspecies: E. m. subsp. bracteata
Trinomial name
Endiandra muelleri subsp. bracteata
Hyland
Synonyms

Endiandra muelleri subsp. bracteata, is a rare[1] rainforest tree growing in eastern Australia. Listed as endangered by extinction. It is a subspecies of the tree known as green-leaved rose walnut, or Mueller's walnut, Endiandra muelleri. It occurs from Maclean, New South Wales to Mackay, Queensland,[2] usually in sub tropical rainforest at the lower altitudes.

If differs from the autonym Endiandra muelleri subsp. muelleri in several respects, mostly regarding small hairs:

  • twigs have crooked or twisted hairs, (as well as straight) hairs
  • twig hairs can be upright (as well as flat)
  • the outer envelope of the flower is hairless (the perianth)
  • small branchlets and the lower leaf veins are rusty red with hairs
  • leaf domatia or hairy tufts usually absent

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Endiandra muelleri bracteata". PlantNET - NSW Flora Online. Retrieved 2010-06-11. 
  2. ^ Floyd, A.G., Rainforest Trees of Mainland South-eastern Australia, Inkata Press 2008, ISBN 978-0-9589436-7-3 page 197