Tree, 5-30 m high. Fl. green/cream/white, Mar to Aug or Oct. Sand, alluvium, sandstone. Along watercourses, swamps.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Hart, McLarty, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Perth, Victoria Bonaparte P1.
IMCRA Regions: Kimberley, Northwest Shelf, Wet Tropic Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Gosnells, Halls Creek, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
General Biology. Growth form. Tree. Reproduction. seed. Dispersal. Wind, water. Vegetative regeneration strategy. Resprouts. Seedbank persistence. Canopy, long, 5+ years/soil,short, days-1 year. Fire response. Produces new shoots and stimulates mass germination of seedlings.
Additional information. Origin. Northern Australia. History of use/introduction. Garden escape, restoration plantings.
Suggested method of management and control. Hand pull seedlings. For older plants, cut and paint using 50% glyphosate. Read the manufacturers' labels and material safety data sheets before using herbicides. For further information consult the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to determine the status of permits for your situation or state.
Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.
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