Tag Archives: Thymelaeaceae

Thecanthes cornucopiae (Thymelaeaceae)

A very ‘riceflower’-like plant of eucalypt woodland and savannas but strangely belonging to another genus. Very little information on this plant online. More on this in time to come. Advertisements

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Pimelea sericostachya (Thymelaeaceae)

A seemingly very common shrub of eucalypt woodland. Interestingly, there does not seem to be a great deal of pictures of this online. The flowers and stems are rather hairy with shiny white hairs. The yellowish or greenish flowers are … Continue reading

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Pimelea linifolia (Thymelaeaceae)

An attractive shrub of wet eucalypt forest with showy blossoms of white flowers. It is also known as the Flax-leaf Riceflower or simply as Riceflower. This specimen was photographed at Paluma.

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Phaleria clerodendron (Scented Daphne) (Thymelaeaceae)

The large red fruits make this tree rather ornamental, but these fruits are produced in huge quantities and litter the ground in abundance. The white flowers of this tree are borne in clusters both on the stems and branches. Otherwise … Continue reading

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Lethodon setosa (Thymelaeaceae)

A rainforest tree which is very distinctive especially for the dense hairy fruit. The leaves are opposite and are held it seems in a single plane on the stems. The leaves are also hairy with a somewhat sparse, felty feel … Continue reading

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