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Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia – Wikipedia

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– Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia was described by Ferdinand von Mueller in 1883.
– The species is native to northern New South Wales.
– It belongs to the family Proteaceae.
– Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia is a tree that can reach 10m in height.
– The tree has compound pinnate leaves with 15-25 leaflets.

– Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia can have multiple stems and suckers.
– Its leaves are 40-100cm long with fine-toothed margins.
Flower spikes droop and are 14-50cm long.
– The flowers are purple, brown, and cream in color.
– The fruit is red, fleshy, and oval-shaped, 3-5cm long.

– Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia is found in subtropical rainforests.
– Its range extends from Queensland to New South Wales.
– The species grows in the understory of forests.
– It prefers subtropical climates.
– Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia is present in Tamborine Mountain and the Nambucca Valley.

– The seeds of Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia are edible.
– It is occasionally grown as an ornamental tree.
– The species is not commonly commercially cultivated.
Germination from fresh seed is reliable.
– Adding original leaf litter can promote successful growth.

– Mueller described Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia in 1883.
– The Australian Plant Name Index lists the species.
– PlantNET provides information on the plant.
– Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia is featured in the Species Profile and Threats database.
– The species is mentioned in various botanical publications.

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