A genus of about 30 species of trees and shrubs fron a wide variety of habitats in Australasia and southeastern Asia.

The global centre is the forests of eastern Queensland and New South Wales with 12 species endemic to Australia.

The black seeds are surrounded by a red, fleshy aril which makes them attractive to birds.

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  • Evergreen
  • Tree

Buy Varieties of ALECTRYON

ALECTRYON excelsus

ALECTRYON excelsus


New Zealand native with a dense head of shiny lime-green leaves with saw-tooth margins. The bark is black

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