Common Name: Salmon Bean
Salmon bean is a briefly deciduous tree usually growing up to 15 metres tall, exceptionally to 30 metres[
The tree is harvested from the wild for its timber.
The bark, seeds and leaves, possible the whole plant, is poisonous[
Australia - northeastern Queensland.
Rainforest and monsoon forest[
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Requires a position sheltered from full sun[
The sap has a distinctive odour, rather like the urine of a cat[
This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria, these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen. Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby[
The red wood is close-grained, strong and durable[
Seed - sown fresh, it germinates in a few days[
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