Maniltoa lenticellata (Hanky Tree)- Tube stock

$25.00

This tree is becoming popular in horticulture as a tree in larger gardens producing outstanding cream to pinkish flushes of new growth.

10 in stock

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Description

Stem
Bark rather hard to cut. A thin cream or pale brown layer usually present in the outer blaze. Living bark rather strong and fibrous.

Leaves
Leaflet stalk short. Stipules long and narrow 60-100 x up to 2.5 mm, but shed early and only present on very young shoots with white or pink leaves.
Stipular scars rarely visible. Leaflet blades about 4.5-10 x 2-5 cm.

Flowers
Petals long and very narrow, about 15-20 x 2-2.5 mm, smaller than the calyx lobes.
Anthers apiculateOvary stipitate, on a stalk of 5 mm or more.

Fruit
Fruits +/- reniformturgid, about 4-5 x 2.5-3 cm. Seed +/- flat, about 3.5 x 2-2.5 cm.

Seedlings
Cotyledons fleshy, lacking venation. First pair of leaves compound with 8-10 leaflets.
Petiole and rhachis hairy. Stipules linear.
At the tenth leaf stage: leaflet blades unequal-sided, apex acuminate and emarginate, base obtuseglabrous; 

petiole and rhachis hairy; stipules linear, about 20 mm or more x 1-2 mm wide, shed early;
terminal bud consists of several deciduous scale leaves enclosing 1-3 compound leaves;
scale leaves fall early leaving distinct scars. Seed germination time 13 days.

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