Terminalia arostrata is a deciduous or semi-deciduous tree with pendulous branches and a rounded crown; it can grow 4.5 - 12 metres tall[
The tree is sometimes harvested from the wild for local use as a food and fuel. It is used as an ornamental also for indoor plantings[
Australia - Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland.
Basaltic plains, seasonal swamps in heavy soils and alluvium[
]. Found mainly on flat to gently undulating, low-lying alluvial plains and less commonly on dissected plateaux at elevations from 80 - 425 metres[
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|Cultivation Status||Ornamental, Wild
A tree of lowland, dry tropical areas, where it is found at elevations up to 425 metres[
]. It grows best in areas where annual daytime annual temperatures are within the range 22 - 38°c, though it can tolerate 12 - 45°c[
]. It prefers a mean annual rainfall of 400 - 650mm, but tolerates 250 - 800mm[
Requires a sunny position[
]. Grows best in a well-drained soil, but can tolerate periodic inundation[
]. Prefers a pH in the range 5 - 6, but tolerates 4.5 - 6.5[
The wood can be used as a fuel[
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