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Wild Plant "Hot Spots": Alligator Ck | Town Common and Bald Rock |
Mt. Stuart summit | Paluma "H Trail" | Running River | Quarantine Station | Rangeview Ranch | Saunder's Beach closed forest

Lists of plant species "Allig. Ck. Hot Spots": visitor centre forest face |
River Oak forest | east of top of stairs | west of top of stairs | north end of boardwalk |
beach track | on way to lookout | lookout | past lookout

down here to stairs to creek, site is alongside stairs and along creek frontage.

HotSpot: down track in middle of picnic area to River-Oak forest (Alligator Ck. picnic area walk) about the data & symbols & references | top | Alligator Ck main page

Townsville Region Plant Hot Spots: by Russell Cumming and Doug Silke, copyright 17/4/99

 DryT = Townsend 1997 "Plants of the Dry Tropics"; MagIs = Jackes 1987 "Plants of Magnetic Island" PRnF = Jackes 1991 "Plants of the Tropical Rainforest"

 

Flowering Plants

Anacardiaceae
Euroschinus falcata Ribbonwood VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Pink Poplar, Blush Cudgerie, Chinaman's Cedar, Maiden's Blush: DryT pg 55: MagIs pg 78; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
*Mangifera indica Mango
tree; see species at: AlligCk
Pleiogynium timorense Burdekin Plum VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. tree; Tulip Plum: DryT pg 79: MagIs pg 80; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Annonaceae
Polyalthia nitidissima Canary Beech
small tree: MagIs pg 120; see species at: AlligCk, SndrsBch
Boraginaceae
Cordia dichotoma Glue Berry
med. tree; Cordia; see species at: AlligCk
Burseraceae
Canarium australianum Mango Bark VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
tree; Brown Cudgerie, Melville Island White Beech, Scrub Turpentine: DryT pg 28: MagIs pg 78: PRnF pg 71; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Caesalpiniaceae
Cassia sp. (Mt. Elliot Alligator Ck Silke 2998)
see species at: AlligCk
Caesalpiniaceae
*Delonix regia Poinciana
tree; see species at: AlligCk
Casuarinaceae
Casuarina cunninghamiana River Sheoak
tree; River Oak: PRnF pg 69; see species at: AlligCk
Combretaceae
Terminalia sericocarpa Sovereignwood
med. tree; Red Bark Damson, Damsen; see species at: AlligCk
Ebenaceae
Diospyros ferrea var. geminata now is Diospyros geminata
Diospyros geminata Native Ebony VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Iron Tree: DryT pg 42: MagIs pg 122 as Diospyros ferrea var. geminata; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Euphorbiaceae
Macaranga tanarius Brush Macaranga
small tree; Cottonwood, Heart Leaf: MagIs pg 126: PRnF pg 25; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Mallotus philippensis Red Kamala VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree: MagIs pg 124; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Fabaceae
Pongamia pinnata Pongamia VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Indian Pongamia: DryT pg 80: MagIs pg 70; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Lauraceae
Cryptocarya triplinervis Three-veined Laurel
small tree; Brown Laurel, Native Laurel: MagIs pg 116: PRnF pg 26; see species at: AlligCk
Litsea glutinosa Scrub Laurel VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
tree: DryT pg 64; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Meliaceae
Turraea brownii now is Turraea pubescens
?Turraea pubescens Native Witch-hazel
tall shrub; Orange Star Bush: MagIs pg 130 as Turraea brownii; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Menispermaceae
Gen. (Menispermaceae) sp. (indet.)
see species at: AlligCk
Moraceae
Ficus hispida Boombil
small tree; Hairy Fig; see species at: AlligCk
Ficus opposita Sandpaper Fig VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree: DryT pg 57: MagIs pg 46; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Ficus racemosa Cluster Fig
med. tree: MagIs pg 46: PRnF pg 28; see species at: AlligCk
Myrtaceae
Callistemon viminalis Weeping Bottlebrush
tall shrub/small tree; see species at: AlligCk
Lophostemon grandiflorus Northern Swamp Box VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. tree; Northern Swamp Mahogany: DryT pg 66: MagIs pg 100; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Melaleuca leucadendra Weeping Teatree
med. tree; Weeping Paperback: DryT pg 68: MagIs pg 100; see species at: AlligCk
Oleaceae
Chionanthus ramiflora Native Olive
med. tree; Northern Olive: DryT pg 33: MagIs pg 66: PRnF pg 30; see species at: AlligCk
Jasminum didymum Coastal Jasmine VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
climber; see species at: AlligCk, SndrsBch
Linociera ramiflora now is Chionanthus ramiflora
Passifloraceae
*Passiflora suberosa Corky Passion Flower
climber; Love in a mist Passion Flower: DryT pg 143; see species at: AlligCk
Rubiaceae
Nauclea orientalis Leichhardt Tree
med. tree; Cheesewood: MagIs pg 56; see species at: BaldRk, AlligCk
Sapindaceae
Alectryon connatus VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Alectryon tomentosus Hairy Bird's-eye
small tree; Red Jacket, Woolly Rambutan, Hairy Alectryon; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Cupaniopsis anacardioides Tuckeroo VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Beach Tamarind: DryT pg 41: MagIs pg 76; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Ganophyllum falcatum Scaly Ash
small tree; Daintree Hickory, Red Scaly Ash: MagIs pg 78; see species at: AlligCk, SndrsBch
Harpullia pendula Black Tulipwood
med. tree; Tulipwood, Queensland Tulipwood, Tulip Lancewood; see species at: AlligCk
Verbenaceae
*Lantana camara Common Lantana
: MagIs pg 62: PRnF pg 35; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaRnF, AlligCk, MtStu

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