Beilschmiedia lachnostemonea F.Muell.
Cryptocarya bancroftii F.M.Bailey
Line drawing of the leaves, flowers, fruit and seed
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Beilschmiedia bancroftii is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 30 metres tall. The bole is usually buttressed[
The tree is harvested from the wild for its useful wood, known as 'yellow walnut', which is traded[
The fresh seeds are poisonous[
Australia - northern Queensland.
Well-developed rain forests, in soils derived from a variety of rock types; at elevations from sea level to 1,200 metres[
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The seeds of this species were ground into a powder and eaten by aboriginies but only after treatment[
]. They are toxic when fresh[
A useful structural and decorative timber[
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