Stenocarpus angustifolius

Stenocarpus angustifolius

Flower spray

FAMILY

Proteaceae

Species

Stenocarpus angustifolius

Common name

Stenocarpus-

Flower colour; life form

White; shrub, small tree

Campus

Townsville

Description

This species, from the Townsville region, forms a shrub or small tree. Initially it has finely pinnatisect leaves but as the plants mature, the leaves are usually undivided. Both forms are usually present on older plants. The inflorescence is a pseudo-umbel of 12-20 creamy-white flowers. The follicles are narrow to 10 cm long, more than 2 seeds are present. Can be found growing naturally in creeks towards Hidden Valley on the other side of Paluma, in the creeks as you start to descend to Running River..

leaf and closeup of flower

Image of Stenocarpus follicle