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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

Site is main forest face here, stairs to boardwalk behind orange barrier

HotSpot: at car park level, east of the stairs down to the boardwalk (Alligator Ck. picnic area walk):
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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"

The site covers this forest face

Flowering Plants

Acanthaceae
Pseuderanthemum variabile Love Shrub
subshrub: MagIs pg 54; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Annonaceae
Fitzalania heteropetala Orange Annona
tree: MagIs pg 120; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Asteraceae
Pterocaulon sp. (indet.)
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
Convolvulaceae
?Ipomoea sp. (Alligator Ck velvety cordate Silke 1939)?
see species at: AlligCk
Euphorbiaceae
Claoxylon tenerifolium
tree; see species at: AlligCk
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
Lamiaceae
*Hyptis suaveolens Hyptis
: MagIs pg 52; see species at: BaldRk, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Lauraceae
Litsea glutinosa? Scrub Laurel VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
tree: DryT pg 64; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Lecythidaceae
Planchonia careya Cocky Apple VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Billy Goat Plum, Native Pear: DryT pg 78: MagIs pg 120: PRnF pg 75; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Mimosaceae
Albizia procera Forest Siris
tree; Women's Tongues: MagIs pg 72; 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
Myrtaceae
Corymbia tessellaris see alternative name Eucalyptus tessellaris
Eucalyptus tessellaris Moreton Bay Ash VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. tree; Carabeen, Stocking Gum: DryT pg 40 as Corymbia tessellaris: MagIs pg 96; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Oleaceae
Chionanthus ramiflora Native Olive
med. tree; Northern Olive: DryT pg 33: MagIs pg 66: PRnF pg 30; see species at: AlligCk
Jasminum didymum subsp. racemosum Coastal Jasmine
climber, not woody; Jasmine (twin fruited): MagIs pg 36; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
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
Spermacoce sp. (indet.)
see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Rutaceae
Geijera latifolia now is Geijera salicifolia var. latifolia
an illegal name, actually the subspecies has also been incorporated within Geijera salicifolia
Geijera salicifolia var. latifolia Scrub Wilga VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. tree; Green Satinheart, Greenheart: MagIs pg 102; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Santalaceae
Exocarpos latifolius Broad-leaved Native Cherry VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Bush Cherry, Native Cherry, Oringorin: DryT pg 56: MagIs pg 112; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Sapindaceae
Alectryon connatus VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Harpullia pendula Black Tulipwood
med. tree; Tulipwood, Queensland Tulipwood, Tulip Lancewood; see species at: AlligCk
Tiliaceae
*Triumfetta pilosa
small shrub; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Vitaceae
Tetrastigma thorsborneorum A Native Grape
climber: MagIs pg 38 as Tetrastigma sp. nov.; see species at: AlligCk

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