Euroschinus falcatus (pink poplar) – Tube stock


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



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

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 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.

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.

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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