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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: area around geology guided walk stop 1 under Bald Rock (Many Peaks Range Bald Rock walking track) | about the data & symbols & references | top | Town Common and Bald Rock main page

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

both sides of track through site & a bit away, | larger image |

 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

Acanthaceae
Pseuderanthemum variabile Love Shrub
subshrub: MagIs pg 54; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Amaranthaceae
Amaranthus sp. (indet.)
see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Deeringia amaranthoides
scrambler/climber; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, SndrsBch
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
Apocynaceae
Alyxia ruscifolia Moonya
med. shrub - woody; Prickly Alyxia, Native Holly, Prickly Lixy; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Ervatamia orientalis now is Tabernaemontana orientalis
Tabernaemontana orientalis Eastern Gondola Bush
small tree; Banana Bush: DryT pg 84: MagIs pg 48 as Ervatamia pubescens; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Asteraceae
*Calyptocarpus vialis Creeping Cinderella Weed
see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Bixaceae
Cochlospermum gillivraei Kapok
small tree; Native Kapok: DryT pg 35: MagIs pg 108; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
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
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
?Gen. (Convolvulaceae) sp. (indet.)
see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, MtStu
Ipomoea sp. (Town Common backward stem hairs white/blue large flower Silke 3697)
see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Cucurbitaceae
Diplocyclos palmatus Striped Cucumber
climber; Native Bryony: MagIs pg 42; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, MtStu, SndrsBch
Cyperaceae
Scleria sphacelata Razor Grass VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
sedge: MagIs pg 18; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
Euphorbiaceae
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 novaehollandiae
shrub: MagIs pg 128; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
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
Tinospora sp. (lobed leaf Cumming 13520)
see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, SndrsBch
Moraceae
Ficus obliqua Small-leavedFig
tree: MagIs pg 44; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, MtStu
Ficus platypoda Rock Fig
small tree; Rock-cracker Fig, Small-leaved Moreton Bay Fig: MagIs pg 46; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, MtStu
Malaisia scandens now is Trophis scandens
Trophis scandens Burnie Vine
scrambler/climber; Crow's Ash, Fire Vine; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Myrtaceae
Austromyrtus bidwillii Python tree VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Refrigerator Tree, Ironwood, Smooth-barked Ironwood: MagIs pg 64; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
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
Passifloraceae
Passiflora aurantia Red Passion Flower VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
climber; Blunt-leaved Passionfruit, Native Passionfruit: DryT pg 142: MagIs pg 42; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Poaceae
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
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
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
Psychotria fitzalanii
shrub: MagIs pg 60; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW
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
Micromelum minutum Lime Berry
tall shrub: MagIs pg 76; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Sapindaceae
Alectryon connatus VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
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
Jagera pseudorhus Foambark
med. tree; Fern Tree, Pink Tamarind: MagIs pg 76: PRnF pg 33; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Sapotaceae
Planchonella cotinifolia now is Pouteria cotinifolia
Pouteria cotinifolia
tree; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Solanaceae
Physalis minima? Cape Goosberry
subshrub; Wild Goosberry; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Sterculiaceae
Brachychiton australis Broad Leafed Bottle Tree
med. tree: DryT pg 25: MagIs pg 108; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, MtStu
Sterculia quadrifida Peanut Tree
med. tree; Red-fruit Kurrajong: DryT pg 83: MagIs pg 128; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, SndrsBch
Verbenaceae
Clerodendrum floribundum Lolly Bush VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
tall shrub; Thurkoo: DryT pg 34: MagIs pg 62; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Verbenaceae
Premna corymbosa now is Premna serratifolia
?Premna dallachyana
tree; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Premna obtusifolia now is Premna serratifolia
Premna serratifolia Creek Premna
small tree; Coastal Premna: DryT pg 132: MagIs pg 64; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Vitaceae
Cissus opaca Small-Leafed Grape
climber; Native Grape, Pepper Vine: MagIs pg 38; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, MtStu
Cissus reniformis
climber; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn

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