Peltophorum pterocarpum (Copper pod/Yellow flame) – Tube stock

$15.00

Altitudinal range from near sea level to 100 m.
Usually grows naturally in open forest but also found in monsoon forest and closed forest particularly on heavy soils on river flood plains.

3 in stock

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Description

Stem
Blaze odour aromatic.

Leaves
Leaflet blades about 12-20 x 6-9 mm, +/- sessile, unequal-sided, apex usually emarginate. Lateral veins forming loops inside the blade margin. Young shoots densely clothed in brown hairs.

Flowers
Flowers in large panicles about 30-50 cm long. Petals wavy and crumpled, about 15-18 mm long, pubescent towards the base on both inner and outer surfaces. Pollen orange. Stigma bright green.

Fruit
Pods +/- winged or with thin margins, apex apiculate. Seeds 1-5 per pod, seeds very hard, about 9 x 4 mm.

Seedlings
Cotyledons somewhat fleshy, oblong or elliptic, about 16-20 x 7-10 mm, apex obtuse, base auriculate. At the tenth leaf stage: the terminal bud densely clothed in rusty red hairs; stem hairs +/- glandular. Seed germination time 12 to 232 days.

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