Native Plants Queensland
Townsville Branch
           PO Box 363 Aitkenvale Qld 4814

 

 

 

 

Niemeyera antiloga

Brown Pearwood

Sapotaceae

 


Form and Size: Bushy tree, 8-10m tall

Distribution: Cape York Peninsula, Qld to the Tweed River in NSW

Leaves: Narrow-oval, dark green above, rusty-grey and densely hairy beneath, to 12cm x 4cm

Bark: Grey, rough

Flowers: Small, creamy; in small clusters in the upper leaf axils

Flowering Period: February to May

Fruit: Globular, blue-black, smooth, about 5cm diameter

Cultivation/Notes: Propagate from fresh seed