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Scientific Name: Meliosma pinnata var. oldhamii
Pronunciation: mel-ee-OS-muh pih-NAY-tuh variety
Common Name: meliosma
Family Name: Sabiaceae
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous
Key ID Features: This deciduous tree is upright when young, later spreading, with dark green pinnate leaves with obovate leaflets. Bears panicles of white flowers in early summer, followed by small reddish-black fruit. Height 30 feet; spread 20 feet.
Course(s): not used (on campus)


Habit: Upright
Form: Round
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:7 - 10m
Spread:5 - 7m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Rating: Zone 8b: (-9.4 to -7 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant
Additional Info: Google
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Leaf Morphology:
Form: Compound
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Compound Leaf: Odd-pinnate
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic, Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Rounded
Margins: Serrate

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Panicle
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Colour (petals): Showy, White
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: Jul, Aug

 
Fruit Type: Drupe
Fruit Colour: Dark-red, Red
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct
Additional Info: Showy

 
Bark Morphology: Lightly fissured
Bark or Stem Colour: Brown
  


Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant
 
Location(s):
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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