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habit (Photo: Greg Jordan)
large once-compound leaves and clusters of fruit (Photo: Greg Jordan)
close-up of immature fruit (Photo: Greg Jordan)
Polyscias sambucifolia subsp decomposita, with twice-compound leaves (Photo: Jackie Miles and Max Campbell)
Polyscias sambucifolia (Sieber ex DC.) Harms
Panax sambucifolius Sieber ex DC.
elderberry ash, elderberry panax, ornamental ash
Native to large parts of eastern Australia (i.e. south-eastern Queensland, eastern New South Wales, the ACT and eastern and central Victoria).
Naturalised in Tasmania.
Elderberry panax (Polyscias sambucifolia) is regarded as an environmental weed in Tasmania.
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