Homalanthus populifolius Graham

Selected images: Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images (5)

Homalanthus populifolius

Photo: Mark Hyde
Guys Cliff Rd, Borrowdale

Homalanthus populifolius

Photo: Mark Hyde
Guys Cliff Rd, Borrowdale

Homalanthus populifolius

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam

Homalanthus populifolius

Photo: Mark Hyde
De Villiers Road, New Alexandra Park

Records: Display species records Map species using Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Common names: Bleeding-heart tree (English) Queensland poplar (English) Umbrella tree (English)
Description: Glabrous tree, 2-4 m. Stipules caducous, leaving prominent scars. Leaves: petiole 3-9 cm, reddish; glands small, sessile; lamina 4-14 × 2-10 cm, ovate-rhombic to ovate-triangular, green above, glaucous beneath, turning red with age; apex acuminate; margin entire. Inflorescences 6-12 cm; bracts 1 mm, broadly ovate. Fruit 8-9 mm, dull green or grey-green ± smooth. Seeds smooth.
Derivation of specific name: populifolius: leaves resembling a poplar (Populus sp.)
Flowering time:Sep - Nov
Worldwide distribution: Papua New Guinea and N and E Australia.
Growth form(s): Tree.
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species
Image last updated: Saturday 23 September 2006

Other sources of information about Homalanthus populifolius:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: Homalanthus populifolius

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Homalanthus populifolius
African Plant Database: Homalanthus populifolius
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Homalanthus populifolius
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Homalanthus populifolius
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Homalanthus populifolius
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Homalanthus populifolius
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Homalanthus populifolius
JSTOR Plant Science: Homalanthus populifolius
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Homalanthus populifolius
Plants of the World Online: Homalanthus populifolius
Tropicos: Homalanthus populifolius
Wikipedia: Homalanthus populifolius

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Homalanthus populifolius.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=135710, retrieved 24 May 2024

Site software last modified: 26 March 2018 2:06pm (GMT +2)
Terms of use