Terminalia muelleri, Fam. Combretaceae
A small to medium, deciduous tree, 6-10m high, with a layered shape.
|Form or habit:||Small tree, Med tree|
Egg shaped, broadest at the outer end, dark green, to 16cm long, clustered towards the ends of the branches.
|Flower description:||White to cream, small, fragrant, borne on racemes. November to February.|
|Fruit description:||Blue, almond shaped, to 2cm long.|
|Habitat:||Beach scrub, rainforest.|
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|Toxicity:||No toxicity known|
|Notes:||A fast growing tree with a particularly attractive growth form. Suitable for most well drained soils. Propagate from fresh seed.|
|Information sources:||Townsend K. & the Society for Growing Australian Plant Townsville Branch Inc. (1994) Across the Top: Gardening with Australian Plants in the tropics.|