Queensland Native Seeds

Lysiphyllum carronii

Scientific NameLysiphyllum carronii
CategoriesNitrogen FixerTree
Common Name(s)Northern Bean Tree, Red Bauhinia, Queensland Ebony
FamilyFabaceae, Subfamily Caesalpinioideae

Description

Small tree.

Notes

Lysiphyllum carronii is utilised in small quantities within Queensland mine rehabilitation, however it stores well which increases the viability of harvesting worthwhile quantities within heavier cropping years. The pods are papery. The seed is smaller yet more fragile than seed of L. hookeri. Care is required not to break seed in threshing processes.

Historical Notes

Distribution

Mostly confined to Queensland besides extending a small distance into neghbouring states in several places. A more inland idtsribution than for L. hookeri.

Distribution Map | Lysiphyllum carronii | Queensland Native Seeds

Lysiphyllum carronii | habit | Queensland Native Seeds
Lysiphyllum carronii | habit | Queensland Native Seeds
Lysiphyllum carronii | pods | Queensland Native Seeds
Lysiphyllum carronii | Edaphic site example (basaltic clay loam) | Queensland Native Seeds

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