Black Sallee, Black Sally, Muzzlewood.
Stellulata, from Latin stella, star, referring to clusters of pointed buds.
Up to 15m.
Presence in Australia
Rarely lower than 800m elevation. Noted in the areas Upper Gilmore; Greenhills-Tarcutta; Ardenside-Welaregang; Paddy"s River-Burra Valley and Rosewood Plateau.
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic.
Grassy woodland. Fertile loamy or alluvial soils on cold flats at higher altitudes.
Tree to 15m high with spreading branches and fairly dense crown of green glossy leaves.
Poorly-drained soils. Resists frost, snow and wind.
White-cream, Apr-Oct. Prolific.
Generally throughout the year, particularly spring-summer.
From seed (±355 viable seeds per gram).
Shade and shelter
Useful shelter for exposed, high altitude sites. Useful low to medium-level cover in windbreaks.
Useful for poorly-drained areas.
Good stove fuel.
Pale. Not durable.
Excellent habitat. Flowers are a valuable nectar source for birds, such as honeyeaters, and insects. Various native birds feed on seeds and fruits.
Leaves produce pale-fawn dye with alum as mordant.