Australian Native Plants

  Anopterus macleayanus (Queensland Laurel)


Anopterus macleayanus photo
Anopterus macleayanus (cultivated, labelled) Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne

Photograph by Melburnian. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




QUEENSLAND LAUREL FACTS

distribution map showing range of Anopterus macleayanus in Australia

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


Common Name
Queensland Laurel

Other Names
Macleay Laurel

Description
The Queensland Laurel is a shrub or small tree in the Escallonia family. The leaves are 10cm - 30cm long and 2cm - 4cm wide. White flowers are produced in racemesfrom mid spring to early summer.

Height
15m

Distribution
Queensland and New South Wales

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:unplaced
Family:Escalloniaceae
Genus:Anopterus
Species:macleayanus
Common Name:Queensland Laurel