Angophora floribunda (Sm.) Sweet

Rough-barked Apple

A generally gnarled-looking tree growing to 20 m tall. Leaves narrowly elliptic to narrowly ovate, usually sickle-shaped, 10-15 cm long, 1.5-3 cm wide, finely tapered. Dark green and dull above, paler below. Flowers in terminal, 3-or 7-flowered clusters. Stamens white, 7-10 mm long; summer. Fruits 7-10 mm long, warty and ribbed.

E Australia.

ACT: Acton (corner Balmain Crt and Liversidge St, c. 1930), Yarralumla (Nsy car park, ptd c. 1920). VIC: Castlemaine (Bot. Gds); Melbourne (Royal Bot. Gds); St Kilda (Blessington St Gds).

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Myrtaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Myrtales
family       Myrtaceae
genus        Angophora Cav.