Terminalia volucris

Medium sized deciduous Kimberley tree called Rosewood. Yellow flowers in long racemes are followed by  winged drupes. Wings are larger than T.canescens. Has dark green glossy leaves

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The Rosewood is found in scattered sand and cracking clay sites across the Kimberley, including Deep Creek near Broome.

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This Terminalia species has been used as a food crop for livestock, but new leaves can be poisonous.

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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