Daviesia corymbosa arborea (W.Hill) Maiden
Daviesia arborea is an evergreen shrub or a small tree with weeping branches; it can grow up to 14 metres tall. The bole can be 15 - 30cm in diameter with a corky bark[
]. Although it produces true leaves as a seedling, the mature plant does not have true leaves but has leaf-like flattened stems called phyllodes[
The plant produces a high quality timber.
Australia - New South Wales, Queensland
Coastal hills to mountain slopes and ridges in wet sclerophyll forest, sometimes on rainforest margins or in dry sclerophyll forest; on fine-textured soils derived from acid volcanic or metamorphic rocks; at elevations from 50 - 1,100 metres[
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Daviesia arborea is native to the warm temperate and subtropical regions of eastern Australia. It is tolerant of occasional moderate frosts[
Requires a sunny position in a well-drained, light to medium-textured soil.
The wood is hard, close-grained, with beautiful pink streaked lines, and takes a beautiful polish[
]. It is destined to take a prominent position with cabinet-makers[