Flindersia bourjotiana

Flindersia bourjotiana

Flindersia bourjotiana

(Silver Ash, Queensland Silver Ash)

FAMILY

Rutaceae

Species

Flindersia bourjotiana

Common name(s)

Silver Ash, Queensland Silver Ash

Flower colour; life form

White; tree

Campus

Cairns

Description

This native tree, which has been planted in several places on campus, has opposite, compound leaves to 17 x 5 cm, leaflets 7-9 per leaf, veins not obvious on the lower surface which has a felty feel. Flowers arranged in panicles are about 12 mm diameter; 5 white petals and 5 stamens. Fruit is a woody capsule very rough on outside, opening by 5 valves, seeds winged.