7 gen., trop. to temp.

Citronella D.Don

2 species endemic Aust.; Qld, NSW

Citronella moorei (F.Muell. ex Benth.) R.A.Howard

Tall, dioecious tree with a fluted trunk, glabrous except the inflorescence. Leaves ovate-lanceolate to oblong, 3–10 cm long; small domatia present on the under surface along the midrib in the vein axils. Flowers in narrow panicles, unisexual. Petals 5, Fruit an ovoid black drupe, 20–25 mm long. Coast and adjacent plateaus. RF. Fl. winter–spring. Churnwood