Davidsonia pruriens F.Muell.

Davidson's Plum

Tree to 10 m tall. Leaves more than 30 cm long. Leaflets 11-17, oblong to oblanceolate, 8-28 cm long, 5-10 cm wide, margin with unequally sized teeth. Flower clusters branched. Fruit obovoid, 3-5 cm long, about 4 cm wide, blue-black. A subtropical rainforest tree occasionally cultivated for the interesting foliage and pinkish flowers and new growth. The young branches and lower leaf surfaces are covered with reddish hairs that can cause severe irritation.

Coastal NSW, N Qld.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Davidsoniaceae. 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      Oxalidales
family       Cunoniaceae
genus        Davidsonia F.Muell.