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Ganophyllum falcatum

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Ganophyllum falcatum, commonly known as the scaly ash, is an evergreen rainforest tree. It grows up to 32 metres high and has rough, flaky bark.[1] The species was described by German-Dutch botanist Carl Ludwig Blume in 1851 based on plant material collected from the coast of New Guinea.[2][3] It is native to Africa, the Andaman Islands, Asia, Malesia and northern Australia.[4] The ovoid fruits are consumed by fruit pigeons and cassowaries.[4]

References

  1. ^ Reynolds, S. (1984). "Notes on Sapindaceae, III". Austrobaileya. 2 (1): 29–64. JSTOR 41739161.
  2. ^ "Ganophyllum falcatum". Flora of Australia Online. Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australian Government.
  3. ^ "Ganophyllum falcatum Blume". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government.
  4. ^ a b Hyland, B. P. M.; Whiffin, T.; Zich, F. A.; et al. (December 2010). "Factsheet – Ganophyllum falcatum". Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants (6.1, online version RFK 6.1 ed.). Cairns, Australia: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), through its Division of Plant Industry; the Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research; the Australian Tropical Herbarium, James Cook University. Retrieved 11 August 2013.

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Ganophyllum falcatum: Brief Summary

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Ganophyllum falcatum, commonly known as the scaly ash, is an evergreen rainforest tree. It grows up to 32 metres high and has rough, flaky bark. The species was described by German-Dutch botanist Carl Ludwig Blume in 1851 based on plant material collected from the coast of New Guinea. It is native to Africa, the Andaman Islands, Asia, Malesia and northern Australia. The ovoid fruits are consumed by fruit pigeons and cassowaries.

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