Author: Jan Scholten
English: Scentless Rosewood.
Region: Australia, New South Wales, Queensland.
Habitat:the edges of warmer, wetter rainforest areas; in gullies in drier forests; sea level to high elevations.
Use: good quality timber, for cabinet making, inside of houses, ship-building; regenerating rainforest; ornamental, shade giving.
Small, evergreen tree; up to 7 metres tall, to 18 metres in the moister tropics.
Stem: 45 to 60 cm in diameter; wood deep red, scent like that of the common rose, firm, easily worked, polishes well; very pretty sheen.
Leaves with 5-9 leaflets.
Fruit:reddish three-lobed capsule with two or three seeds surrounded by a red aril.