Euroschinus falcatus (pink poplar) – Tube stock

$15.00

Altitudinal range from near sea level to 1000 m.
Grows in a variety of rain forest types but probably more frequently encountered in the drier types.

10 in stock

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Description

Stem
Blaze odour generally faint but resembling mango bark. Bark exudate, if present, meagre and slow to appear.

Leaves
Leaf blades about 5.5-15 x 1.5-6.5 cm. Freshly broken twigs emit a faint mandarin (Citrus reticulata) or mango (Mangifera indica) odour. Twig lenticels small, normally smaller than a pin’s head.

Flowers
Flowers about 6 mm diam. Sepals triangular, about 1 x 1 mm. Petals about 3 x 1.5-2 mm. Anthers about 1 mm long, filaments about 1.5 mm long. Disk bright orange, surrounding the ovary. Stamens ten, inserted below the margin of the disk. Stigma 3-lobed.

Fruit
Fruits about 7-8 mm long. Seeds flattened, about 5-7 x 4-6 mm. Large glands or resin cells visible in transverse sections of the pericarpCotyledons green. Radicle curved around the base of the cotyledons.

Seedlings
Cotyledons ellipticobovate, about 9-10 x 5-7 mm, slightly unequal-sided at the base. At the tenth leaf stage: leaflets or leaves hairy along midrib on the upper surface; lateral leaflets of trifoliolate leaves unequal-sided at the base; petiole of middle leaflet longer than those of lateral leafletsSeed germination time 6 to 13 days.

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