Nauclea orientalis (L.) L.
- Common Name: Kanluang, Leichhardt Tree
- Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
- Country of Origin: Australia
- Habitat: eastern and northern woodlands, also into tropical rainforest areas
- Description: Growing to around 50 ft (15 m), this widely distributed tree has a conical shape and spreading branches. Its bark is deeply furrowed and the heart-shaped, deep green leaves are up to 10 in (25 cm) long. If there is a shortage of water, the tree may drop its leaves. Attractive yellow flowers are borne in clusters during late spring and summer.
- USDA Zone: 11-12
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- Accession # 199800135
- Source: Tim Devine - CSU Chico
- Accession Date: 09-17-1998
- Bench: 1218 - AUS:Queensland A
- Qty: 1 confirmed on 11-01-2013
- Division: Magnoliophyta
- Class: Magnoliopsida
- SubClass: euasterid I
- Order: Gentianales
- Family: Rubiaceae
- SubFamily: Cinchonoideae
- Tribe: Naucleeae
Botanica, Turner & Wasson, 1997, CD-ROM Version
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