Anetholea anisata

Scientific name: Anetholea anisata

Common name: Ringwood, Aniseed Tree

Family: Myrtaceae


Backhouse anisata1   


Tree 7.5 m tall. Next to Herbarium buildings.

Bed: 1; Grid: 6J5t
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This rare species is restricted to the Bellinger and Orara river valleys of north-eastern NSW. It is a large tree in its natural habitat but the timber has no commercial value. The species and common name refer to the foliage which has a strong aroma of aniseed. 


Backhouse anisata2