Flindersia


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flindersia

(flɪnˈdɜːzɪə)
n
(Plants) a genus of tree native to Australasia, containing fourteen species
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Noun1.Flindersia - small genus of Australian timber trees
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Meliaceae, mahogany family, Meliaceae - tropical trees and shrubs including many important timber and ornamental trees
silver ash - any of various timber trees of the genus Flindersia
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Pioneering and light-requiring species, such as leguminous trees, grasses, and shrubs, are established first [4] in the initial stage of forest succession, followed by gap-opportunistic species (Meliaceae, Dipterocarpaceae, and Flindersia spp.) in the middle stage, and finally shade-tolerant species in the mature or climax stage [5].
The rainforest, Araucarian microphyll vine forest (Webb 1959), is dominated by Flindersia australis (R.Br.), F.
Queensland maple (Flindersia brayleyana): Native to northeastern Queensland Australia.

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