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Flindersia


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(family Rutaceae)

A genus of valuable timber trees in which the leaves are usually pinnate and dotted with glands. The fruit is a capsule, the seed winged. The genus is somewhat intermediate between Rutaceae and the Meliaceae. Queensland maple is a fine dark timber from an Australian species (F. brayleyana). There are 17 species, occurring in the Moluccas, New Guinea, New Caledonia, and tropical Australia.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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