Umbrella Tree (species: Heptapleurum actinophyllum) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Heptapleurum actinophyllum
Umbrella Tree

©Lesley Alford: Heptapleurum actinophyllum at the summit of Cook's Look, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Heptapleurum actinophyllum in flower, 13 Sep 2014, near Cooks Look summit, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Flowers of Heptapleurum actinophyllum, 13 Sep 2014, near Cooks Look summit, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Plantae
Division Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Apiales
Family Araliaceae
Genus Heptapleurum
Species Heptapleurum actinophyllum



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 1500 cm (Height)



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Byrnes, N.B., S.L. Everist, S.T. Reynolds, A. Specht and R.L. Specht (1977). The vegetation of Lizard Island, North Queensland, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, 88: 1-15. LIRS catalog number 3.
  • De Sloover, J.R. and A.-L. Jacquemart (2008). Nymph Island (Great Barrier Reef, Qld., Australia): Flora and vegetation of a low wooded island, Scripta Botanica Belgica, 43: 1-88. LIRS catalog number 1210.
  • Lowry, P.P. and G.M. Plunkett (2020). Resurrection of the genus Heptapleurum for the Asian clade of species previously referred to Schefflera (Araliaceae). Novon: a journal for botanical nomenclature, 28(3): 143-170.