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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: just above creek, on bend to south, just see fence posts at T intersection with Cockatoo Ck track (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

Asteraceae
*Bidens bipinnata Bipinnate Beggar's Ticks
see species at: AlligCk, MtStu
Pterocaulon sphacelatum
: DryT pg 170: MagIs pg 86; see species at: PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
Bixaceae
Cochlospermum gillivraei Kapok
small tree; Native Kapok: DryT pg 35: MagIs pg 108; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
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
Convolvulaceae
Evolvulus alsinoides Tropical Speedwell
subshrub: MagIs pg 90; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Xenostegia tridentata
see species at: AlligCk, SndrsBch
Euphorbiaceae
Flueggea virosa White Current
med. shrub - woody: DryT pg 109: MagIs pg 112 as Flueggea virosa subsp. melanthesoides; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Fabaceae
*Aeschynomene indica Budda Pea
see species at: AlligCk
Cajanus marmoratus
shrub; see species at: AlligCk
Cajanus reticulatus
shrub: DryT pg 149: MagIs pg 68; see species at: AlligCk
Crotalaria brevis Rattlepod (genus name) VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
see species at: BaldRk, PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
Crotalaria calycina Rattlepod (genus name)
see species at: AlligCk, MtStu
*Crotalaria juncea Sunn Hemp
shrub; see species at: AlligCk
*Crotalaria pallida Streaked Rattlepod
med. shrub - woody: MagIs pg 68; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Indigofera hirsuta Hairy Indigo
small shrub: MagIs pg 72; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Indigofera sp. (australis or pratensis) Australian Indigo
med. shrub - woody; Forest Indigo, Hill Indigo: DryT pg 162 as Indigofera pratensis; see species at: AlligCk
Lamiaceae
Hyptis sp. (Lower Crystal Creek attenuate leaf base)
see species at: AlligCk
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
Liliaceae
Proiphys amboinensis Cardwell Lily
: MagIs pg 16; see species at: AlligCk
Malvaceae
Abelmoschus moschatus subsp. tuberosus Climbing Hibiscus
trailing plant; Okra: DryT pg 146; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Moraceae
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 clarksoniana see alternative name Eucalyptus clarksoniana
Corymbia tessellaris see alternative name Eucalyptus tessellaris
Eucalyptus alba now is Eucalyptus platyphylla
Eucalyptus clarksoniana Grey Bloodwood
med. tree; Clarkson's Bloodwood: DryT pg 38 as Corymbia clarksoniana: MagIs pg 98 as Eucalyptus umbra: PRnF pg 73 as Eucalyptus polycarpa; see species at: AlligCk
med. tree; Clarkson's Bloodwood: DryT pg 38 as Corymbia clarksoniana: MagIs pg 98 as Eucalyptus polycarpa: PRnF pg 73 as Eucalyptus polycarpa; see species at: AlligCk
Eucalyptus crebra Narrow-leaved Ironbark VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. tree; Narrow-leaved Red Ironbark, Ironbark, Narrow-leaved Red Ironbark: PRnF pg 73; see species at: PalumaW, AlligCk
Eucalyptus platyphylla Poplar Gum VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. tree; White Gum, Cabbage Gum: DryT pg 49: MagIs pg 96 as Eucalyptus alba: PRnF pg 73; see species at: BaldRk, AlligCk
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
Passifloraceae
*Passiflora foetida Mossy Passion Flower
climber; Stinking Passion Flower: MagIs pg 42; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Pittosporaceae
Bursaria incana Prickly Pine VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Mock Orange: DryT pg 26: MagIs pg 130: PRnF pg 75; see species at: PalumaW, AlligCk
Poaceae
Coelorhachis rottboellioides now is Mnesithea rottboellioides
Heteropogon contortus Black Spear Grass VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
grass; Bunch Speargrass: MagIs pg 24; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Heteropogon triticeus Giant Spear Grass VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
grass: MagIs pg 24; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
*Melinis repens Red Natale Grass
grass: MagIs pg 20 as Rhynchelytrum repens; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Mnesithea rottboellioides Northern Cane Grass
grass: MagIs pg 26 as Coelorhachis rottboellioides; see species at: AlligCk, MtStu
Sorghum plumosum Plume Sorghum
grass; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Themeda australis now is Themeda triandra
Themeda triandra Kangaroo grass VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
grass: MagIs pg 24; see species at: PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
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
Solanaceae
Physalis minima? Cape Goosberry
subshrub; Wild Goosberry; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Taccaceae
Tacca leontopetaloides Polynesian Arrowroot
herb: MagIs pg 86; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Verbenaceae
*Lantana camara Common Lantana
: MagIs pg 62: PRnF pg 35; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaRnF, AlligCk, MtStu
*Stachytarpheta jamaicensis Snake Weed
herb; Light Blue Snakeweed: MagIs pg 52; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Vitaceae
Cayratia trifolia Slender Water Vine
climber; A Native Grape: MagIs pg 38; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu


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