HARD ALDER FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Hard Pink Alder
Hard Alder is a small ornamental rainforest tree growing to about ten metres tall, but can be maintained as a large shrub by pruning. The leaves are elliptical to about 15 cm long and 7 cm wide, becoming pointed towards the tip with small serrations on the leaf margin. New growth is pink. The plant produces clusters of small white flowers with long stamens. The fruit is papery capsules about 4 mm long.
5m - 10m
wet rainforest where it grows along creeks and valleys
Pullea stutzeri is found in north eastern Queensland.
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