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black bean
Castanospermum australe

Photo courtesy of Con Lokkers.
Castanospermum australe (Flower)

Castanospermum australe (Branch)

Plant Family :Fabaceae
Plant Form :tree
Growth Habit :Tree 10-30m tall, with a dense canopy.
Fruiting Season :Flowering period September to November.
Description :The seeds are poisonous, causing sever stomach cramps and diarrhoea. Flowers are food for birds, possums, and bats.
Distribution :Cape York to Bellenger River N.S.W., in rainforest and coastal scrub.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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