Synoum A.Juss.

1 species endemic Aust.; Qld, NSW

Synoum glandulosum (Sm.) A.Juss.glandulosum

Evergreen shrub or small tree. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets mostly 5–9, elliptic to lanceolate, acuminate, entire, 3–10 cm long, with a distinct small hairy sunken gland (domatia) on the undersurface at the junction of several primary veins with the midvein. Panicles very short, rarely more than 25 mm long. Petals 4 rarely 5, reddish on the outside, 4–5 mm long. Filaments connate into a broad tube. Ovary 3-locular. Fruit a reddish capsule, depressed-globular, 3-furrowed, 20–30 mm diam. Seeds with an aril. Widespread. RF and in sheltered situations; stabilized sand dunes. Fl. most of the year. Bastard Rosewood