Australian Native Plants

  Flindersia australis (Crows Ash)


Flindersia australis photo
Crows Ash

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Flindersia australis photo
Crows Ash

Photograph copyright: oznativeplants - all rights reserved.




CROWS ASH FACTS

distribution map showing range of Flindersia australis in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Crows Ash

Other Names
Australian teak.

Description
Crows ash is a tall dense rainforest tree. The leaves have 3 - 13 elliptical leaflets, and are glossy green with paler underside. It produces panicles of cream white flowers in spring and summer. The fruit are woody capsules with short prickles.

Height
20m - 40m

Spread
5m - 15m

Habitat
Dry rainforest, eucalypt forest.

Propagation
seed

Distribution
New South Wales, Queensland,



Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Sapindales
Family:Rutaceae
Genus:Flindersia
Species:australis
Common Name:Crows Ash


Relatives in same Genus
  Flindersia schottiana