Angophora hispida (Sm.) Blaxell

Dwarf Apple

Small tree or shrub to about 8 m tall. Bark roughish, grey, peeling in strips. Leaves stalkless or with short petioles, margins scalloped and wavy, 5-10 cm long, 2.5-4.5 cm wide, dull green, often soft-hairy or bristly. Flowers in groups of 3 or 7. Fruits hairy, warty and strongly ribbed,1.5-2.5 cm long,1.3-2 cm wide. Syn. A. cordifolia Cav.


VIC: Footscray (Park, exceptional specimen by playground).

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.