Falcataria (syn. Paraserianthes) toona

Falcataria (syn. Paraserianthes) toona

Image of Paraserianthes toona

(Mackay Cedar, Red Siris)

FAMILY

Mimosaceae / Fabaceae

Species

Falcataria (syn. Paraserianthes) toona

Common name(s)

Mackay Cedar, Red Siris

Flower colour; life form

Flowers cream; tree

Campus

Cairns

Description

Tree with bipinnate leaves, pinnae 5-22 pairs with a gland between many pairs, leaflets numerous, opposite, narrow. Flowers with five petals cream to greenish, staminal filaments about 5 mm long. Pods flat dehiscing along both sutures, 9-16 cm long and up to 3 cm wide.