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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 at "Bald Rock, Town Common Hot Spots": bird hide turnoff on Bald Rock walking track | walking track at Bald Rock | Town Common main bird hide carpark

HotSpot: 20 m of track carpark side of Bald Rock bird hide turnoff (Many Peaks Range Bald Rock walking track):
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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"

Looking towards the bird hide turnoff: above open at start of spot; left closed just before turnoff

Flowering Plants

Amaranthaceae
*Alternanthera bettzickiana
: MagIs pg 56; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
 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
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
 Apocynaceae
Ervatamia orientalis now is Tabernaemontana orientalis
Tabernaemontana orientalis Eastern Gondola Bush
small tree; Banana Bush: DryT pg 84: MagIs pg 48 as Ervatamia orientalis; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
R Wrightia versicolor
see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Asteraceae
?Blumea diffusa
*Calyptocarpus vialis Creeping Cinderella Weed
Pterocaulon serrulatum Ragweed
herb: MagIs pg 86; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW
Bixaceae
Cochlospermum gillivraei Kapok
small tree; Native Kapok: DryT pg 35: MagIs pg 108; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Capparaceae
Capparis canescens Wild Orange
med. shrub - woody; Wild Pomegranate: DryT pg 29; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW
Celastraceae
Maytenus disperma Orangebark VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Orange Boxwood, Orange Bush: DryT pg 125; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
Commelinaceae
Commelina cyanea now is Commelina diffusa
Commelina diffusa Wandering Jew
prostrate: MagIs pg 16 as Commelina cyanea; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
 Convolvulaceae
Evolvulus alsinoides Tropical Speedwell
subshrub: MagIs pg 90; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Cyperaceae
Gen. (Cyperaceae) sp. (indet.)
sedge; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, MtStu, SndrsBch
Scleria brownii
sedge; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Scleria sphacelata Razor Grass VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
sedge: MagIs pg 18; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
Euphorbiaceae
Antidesma parvifolium Currant Bush VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
shrub: MagIs pg 122; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Breynia oblongifolia Coffee Bush VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
subshrub; Dwarf's apple, Fart Bush: DryT pg 101: MagIs pg 122: PRnF pg 75; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, MtStu, SndrsBch
Croton arnhemicus Hard cascarilla
tree: MagIs pg 124; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Drypetes australasica now incl. as part of Drypetes deplanchei
if part of this species inhabited full on rainforest then that part only was probably split to Drypetes acuminata
Drypetes deplanchei Yellow Tulipwood VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
tree; Yellow Tulip, Yellow Boxwood, Grey Boxwood: DryT pg 44: MagIs pg 122 as Drypetes australasica; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Drypetes lasiogyna var. australasica now incl. as part of Drypetes deplanchei
if part of this subspecies inhabited full on rainforest then that part only was probably split to Drypetes acuminata
Phyllanthus virgatus complex
: MagIs pg 90; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, MtStu
Fabaceae
Flemingia parviflora
small shrub; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Indigofera hirsuta Hairy Indigo
small shrub: MagIs pg 72; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Rhynchosia minima Rhynchosia
: DryT pg 171: MagIs pg 32; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Tephrosia juncea
: MagIs pg 70; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
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
Malvaceae
Abelmoschus moschatus subsp. tuberosus Climbing Hibiscus
trailing plant; Okra: DryT pg 146; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Hibiscus meraukensis Merauke Hibiscus
herb: DryT pg 117: MagIs pg 106; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, MtStu
Sida subspicata Spiked Sida
subshrub; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
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
Stephania japonica Snake Vine VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
climber; Tape Vine: MagIs pg 40 as Stephania japonica var. timorensis: PRnF pg 28; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaRnF, AlligCk, 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
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
Oleaceae
Jasminum didymum subsp. racemosum Coastal Jasmine
climber, not woody; Jasmine (twin fruited): MagIs pg 36; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Jasminum simplicifolium Stiff Jasmine VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
climber; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Poaceae
Cymbopogon sp. (indet.)
grass; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Setaria australiensis Scrub Pigeon Grass
grass; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, MtStu
Rhamnaceae
Alphitonia excelsa Red Ash VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Red Almond, Sarsparilla, Soap Tree: DryT pg 23: MagIs pg 116: PRnF pg 31&75; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Rubiaceae
Canthium attenuatum
tree: MagIs pg 60; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW
Gardenia ochreata now is Larsenaikia ochreata
Kailarsenia ochreata now is Larsenaikia ochreata
Larsenaikia ochreata Native Gardenia VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. shrub - woody: DryT pg 122 as Kailarsenia ochreata: MagIs pg 56 as Gardenia ochreata; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
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
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
Solanaceae
Physalis minima? Cape Goosberry
subshrub; Wild Goosberry; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Sterculiaceae
Sterculia quadrifida Peanut Tree
med. tree; Red-fruit Kurrajong: DryT pg 83: MagIs pg 128; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, SndrsBch
Thymelaeaceae
Pimelea sericostachya
: PRnF pg 73; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Tiliaceae
*Triumfetta pilosa
small shrub; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Verbenaceae
*Lantana camara Common Lantana
: MagIs pg 62: PRnF pg 35; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaRnF, AlligCk, MtStu
Verbenaceae
*Stachytarpheta jamaicensis Snake Weed
herb; Light Blue Snakeweed: MagIs pg 52; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Violaceae
Hybanthus enneaspermus Spade Flower
herb: MagIs pg 90; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, SndrsBch
Vitaceae
Cissus reniformis?
climber; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn

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