Stenocarpus angustifolius, Fam. Proteaceae
A large shrub or small tree, 4-5m high.
|Form or habit:||Shrub, Small tree|
Juvenile leaves narrowly divided, adult leaves narrowly lance shaped. Light green, 5-10cm long.
|Flower description:||Cream white, borne in clusters in the leaf axils. December to February.|
|Fruit description:||Brown, leathery, cylindrical follicles, to 7.5cm long.|
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|Toxicity:||No toxicity known|
|Notes:||Grows in most soil types and would seem to prefer light shade. Propagate from seed or cuttings.|
|Information sources:||Townsend K. & the Society for Growing Australian Plant Townsville Branch Inc. (1994) Across the Top: Gardening with Australian Plants in the tropics.|