aloghia marmorata, Family Euphorbiaceae, also known as Marbled Balogia or Jointed Baloghia, is a shrub or small tree growing to 8 m, with greenish-cream, smooth or slightly vertically fissured bark and a moderately straight trunk which is not buttressed. Leaves are 6.5–15 cm long, tapering at both the tips and the bases, and green and glossy on both surfaces. Small white flowers are borne in clusters at the tips of side shoots, and occur in autumn and spring. Fruits are fawn capsules about 2 cm in diameter, containing two to four dark-red and cream spotted seeds and have been recorded from July to October.
Marbled Balogia, Jointed Baloghia |
Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
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Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Baloghia marmorata
The main potential threat to the species is fire (DECC NSW; 2005).