Form and Size: A bushy tree to 10m tall with a spreading
Distribution: Rainforests and scrubs from north-eastern Qld. to
Leaves: Pinnate or bipinnate, to 1m long; numerous
egg-shaped leaflets, pointed, shiny, dark green above, paler beneath, to 12cm x 4cm; crushed leaves have a smell
similar to celery.
Flowers: Purple, small; borne on large, much-branched
lowering Period: February to April.
Fruit: Black, globular, flattish, fleshy, about 0.5cm
Cultivation/Notes: Propagate from fresh seed. A fast growing
tree giving good shade under a spreading canopy. May be grown as a pot specimen while young. Prefers organically
rich, loamy soils and ample water.