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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

HotSpot: at creek junction with track, Nth end of boardwalk (Alligator Ck. picnic area walk) about the data & symbols & references | top | Alligator Ck main page

Site is both sides of creek through here, track to start of boardwalk on left behind big pair of Fig trees larger image |

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
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
Fitzalania heteropetala Orange Annona
tree: MagIs pg 120; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Polyalthia nitidissima Canary Beech
small tree: MagIs pg 120; see species at: AlligCk, SndrsBch
Arecaceae
Livistona sp. (indet.)
palm; 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
Casuarinaceae
Casuarina cunninghamiana River Sheoak
tree; River Oak: PRnF pg 69; see species at: AlligCk
Celastraceae
Cassine melanocarpa Olive Plum
small tree; Black Olive Plum, False Olive: MagIs pg 66; see species at: AlligCk
Combretaceae
Terminalia sericocarpa Sovereignwood
med. tree; Red Bark Damson, Damsen; see species at: AlligCk
Commelinaceae
Commelina ensifolia? Scurvy Grass
Wandering Jew: DryT pg 152; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Commelina undulata now incl. as part of Commelina ensifolia
Ebenaceae
Diospyros ferrea var. geminata now is Diospyros geminata
Diospyros geminata Native Ebony VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
mall tree; Iron Tree: DryT pg 42: MagIs pg 122 as Diospyros ferrea var. geminata; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Euphorbiaceae
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
Melia azedarach White Cedar
mall tree; Cape Lilac, China Berry, Persian Lilac: MagIs pg 80: PRnF pg 71; see species at: BaldRk, AlligCk
Menispermaceae
Pachygone ovata
climber: MagIs pg 40; see species at: AlligCk
Moraceae
Cudrania cochinchinensis see alternative name Maclura cochinchinensis
Cudrania cochinchinensis does not appear in the latest Qld. Plants.
Ficus hispida Boombil
small tree; Hairy Fig; see species at: AlligCk
Ficus racemosa Cluster Fig
med. tree: MagIs pg 46: PRnF pg 28; see species at: AlligCk
Ficus virens Banyan
tree; White Fig: MagIs pg 44; see species at: AlligCk
Maclura cochinchinensis Cockspur Thorn
woody climber; see species at: AlligCk
Malaisia scandens now is Trophis scandens
Trophis scandens Burnie Vine
scrambler/climber; Crow's Ash, Fire Vine; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Myrsinaceae
Rapanea variabilis Muttonwood
tall shrub; see species at: AlligCk
Myrtaceae
Callistemon viminalis Weeping Bottlebrush
tall shrub/small tree; see species at: AlligCk
Eugenia reinwardtiana Cedar Bay Cherry VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. shrub - woody; Beach Cherry: MagIs pg 64; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
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 simplicifolium Stiff Jasmine VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
climber; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, 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
Rhamnaceae
*Ziziphus mauritiana Chinee Apple
tree; Indian Jujube; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
 Rubiaceae
Aidia cochinchinensis now is Aidia racemosa
Aidia racemosa Archer Cherry VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. tree; Native Cherry: MagIs pg 58; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Randia cochinchinensis now is Aidia racemosa
Randia racemosa now is Aidia racemosa
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
Sapindaceae
Alectryon tomentosus Hairy Bird's-eye
small tree; Red Jacket, Woolly Rambutan, Hairy Alectryon; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
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
Jagera pseudorhus Foambark
med. tree; Fern Tree, Pink Tamarind: MagIs pg 76: PRnF pg 33; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Sapotaceae
Mimusops elengi Red Condoo
small tree; Tanjong Tree: DryT pg 72: MagIs pg 44; see species at: AlligCk, SndrsBch
Verbenaceae
*Lantana camara Common Lantana
: MagIs pg 62: PRnF pg 35; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaRnF, AlligCk, MtStu
Vitaceae
Cissus oblonga grape
climber; see species at: AlligCk, MtStu


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