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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 "Mt. Stuart Hot Spots": at summit Rotary Lookout, on way in to lookout | at summit Rotary Lookout, under Ficus platypoda | at summit Rotary Lookout, first clearing | below first TV tower at rockclimbing cliffs


HotSpot: at summit lookout, on way in to lookout (Mt. Stuart Tableland)
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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"

Flowering Plants

Araliaceae
Polyscias elegans Celerywood
med. tree; Black Pencil Cedar, Silver Basswood; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Asclepiadaceae
Secamone elliptica Corky Milk Vine
  climber; see species at: MtStu, SndrsBch
Cucurbitaceae
Diplocyclos palmatus Striped Cucumber 
climber; Native Bryony: MagIs pg 42; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, MtStu, SndrsBch
Cyperaceae
Gahnia aspera Saw Sedge
sedge: DryT pg 158: MagIs pg 18: PRnF pg 24; see species at: PalumaRnF, PalumaW, MtStu
Fabaceae
Cajanus confertiflorus?
small shrub; see species at: BaldRk, MtStu
*Crotalaria pallida Streaked Rattlepod
med. shrub - woody: MagIs pg 68; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Malvaceae
Hibiscus meraukensis Merauke Hibiscus
herb: DryT pg 117: MagIs pg 106; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, MtStu
Mimosaceae
Acacia crassicarpa Beach Wattle
med. tree; Northern Wattle: DryT pg 13: MagIs pg 104; see species at: BaldRk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Acacia simsii Sim's Wattle
med. shrub - woody: DryT pg 98: MagIs pg 102; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu
Myrtaceae
Eucalyptus exserta Queensland Peppermint
med. tree; Messmate, Peppermint, Yellow Messmate: MagIs pg 98; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu
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
Themeda australis now is Themeda triandra
Themeda triandra Kangaroo grass VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
grass: MagIs pg 24; see species at: PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
Rubiaceae
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
Rutaceae
Acronychia laevis
small tree: MagIs pg 64: PRnF pg 32; see species at: MtStu
Sapindaceae
Alectryon connatus VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Ulmaceae
Trema tomentosa
tall shrub/small tree; Poison Peach: MagIs pg 114 as Trema aspera; see species at: BaldRk, PalumaRnF, MtStu
Urticaceae
Pipturus argenteus Native Mulberry
tall shrub; False Stinger: MagIs pg 112; see species at: 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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