Black Walnut


Scientific name: Endiandra globosa

Common names: Walnut, Ball-fruited; Black Walnut; Walnut, Black; Ball-fruited Walnut; Ball Nut

Overview: Endiandra globosa is endemic to Australia, occurs in NEQ, south-eastern Queensland and north-eastern New South Wales but not in coastal central Queensland. Altitudinal range in NEQ from sea level to 360 m. Grows in well developed lowland rain forest in NEQ.

Endiandra globosa is a medium-sized Australian rainforest tree. Despite the common name of black walnut, this tree is unrelated to northern hemisphere walnuts, and is a Laurel.

The black walnut is considered rare. Several signposted specimens can be seen on the roads around the town of Murwillumbah in north eastern NSW.

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