The Monkey Nut is a small tree growing to 12 m high. The leaves are up to 100 cm long, comprised of 7-32 leaflets 14-40 cm long and 2.5-7 cm wide. The maroon flowers grow in clusters on a central stem 14-50 cm long. The red fleshy fruits are to 3-5 cm long.
Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia |
Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
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Australian Government, Listing Advices, Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia
These introduced plants threaten the species either by direct competition or increasing fuel loads with a subsequent change in the fire frequency (W.J.F.
Potential Potential threats include; clearing of rainforest habitat for development or agriculture; invasion of habitat by introduced weeds (particularly Lantana and exotic vines);altered fire and collection of seed for horticulture (NSW DECC; 2005). 3.