Fraxinus uhdei (Wenz.) Lingel.

Mexican Ash

Evergreen or semi-evergreen tree. Winter buds reddish brown. Young shoots green. Leaves mostly 14-20 cm long, with the main axis flattened above. Leaflets 5-7, oblong-lanceolate, about 5-8 cm long, 2-3 cm wide, teeth widely and unevenly spaced, jagged and relatively long, stalks to about 2 cm long. Flowers in clusters to 16 cm long. Fruit 2.5-3 cm long.

C America

Grows naturally in dry areas.

Fairly rare but occasionally offered in the trade as F. 'Majestic Beauty'.

Large, leathery, evergreen leaflets with well-spaced, pronounced teeth.

VIC: Melbourne (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria (Melbourne Gardens), near arbour, next to perennial border, about 20 m tall).

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Oleaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Lamiales
family       Oleaceae
genus        Fraxinus L.