Nature conservation

Threatened species

Green-leaved Rose Walnut - profile

Indicative distribution

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The areas shown in pink and/purple are the sub-regions where the species or community is known or predicted to occur. They may not occur thoughout the sub-region but may be restricted to certain areas. ( click here to see geographic restrictions). The information presented in this map is only indicative and may contain errors and omissions.
Scientific name: Endiandra muelleri subsp. bracteata
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Profile last updated: 17 Sep 2019


A tree up to 30 m tall with brown bark, often in loose round plates. Twigs and branchlets are covered in hairs. The moderately glossy leaves are oval or drawn out towards the tips, and measure 6 – 12 cm long and 3 – 5 cm wide, with three to five pairs of side veins. Flushes of new growth are pinkish-green. Flowers are small, yellowish and hairless, and are held in small clusters. The fleshy fruits are egg-shaped, 2.5 – 3 cm long and black when ripe.


Occurs in Queensland and in north-east NSW south to Maclean. It is sparsely distributed within this range.

Habitat and ecology

  • Occurs in subtropical and warm temperate rainforests and Brush Box forests, including regrowth and highly modified forms of these habitats.
  • Records are usually from poorer soils derived from sedimentary, metamorphic or acid volcanic rocks.
  • The species is generally recorded at lower altitudes.
  • Flowering and fruiting has been observed from November to May.

Regional distribution and habitat

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Information sources

IBRA Bioregion IBRA Subregion Known or predicted Geographic restrictions region
NSW North CoastCataract Predicted None
NSW North CoastDalmorton Known None
South Eastern QueenslandBurringbar-Conondale Ranges Known None
South Eastern QueenslandClarence Lowlands Known None
South Eastern QueenslandScenic Rim Known None
South Eastern QueenslandSunshine Coast-Gold Coast Lowlands Known None
South Eastern QueenslandWoodenbong Predicted None