Onionwood, Bog Onion  |  

Owenia cepiodora

Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list

Onion Cedar

Owenia cepiodora, Family Meliaceae, commonly know as Onionwood, Bog Onion, Onion Cedar or Rough Shelled Bush Nut, is a large tree growing up to 30 m high with a dense crown of glossy, pinnate foliage and long panicles (branched clusters) of white flowers.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Owenia cepiodora

    The main potential threats to the species include altered fire regimes the activation of acid sulphate soils and removal of dead wood (DECC; 2005).