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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, under ficus platypoda (Mt. Stuart tableland) | about the data & symbols & references | top | Mt. Stuart summit main page

Ficus platypoda (& other trees), climb fence

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
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
Apocynaceae
Alyxia spicata Chain Fruit VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
climber: DryT pg 100: MagIs pg 48: PRnF pg 21&72; see species at: PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
Parsonsia lanceolata Rough Silkepod
climber: MagIs pg 30; see species at: MtStu
Asclepiadaceae
Marsdenia microlepis
trailing plant; see species at: PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
Commelinaceae
Commelina sp. (Mt. Stuart 3 large petal short leaves Silke 3251)
see species at: MtStu
Cyperaceae
Scleria sphacelata Razor Grass VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
sedge: MagIs pg 18; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
Euphorbiaceae
Mallotus philippensis Red Kamala VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree: MagIs pg 124; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Mimosaceae
Acacia spirorbis VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Moraceae
Ficus platypoda Rock Fig
small tree; Rock-cracker Fig, Small-leaved Moreton Bay Fig: MagIs pg 46; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, MtStu
Myrtaceae
Eucalyptus exserta Queensland Peppermint
med. tree; Messmate, Peppermint, Yellow Messmate: MagIs pg 98; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu
Oleaceae
Jasminum didymum subsp. racemosum Coastal Jasmine
climber, not woody; Jasmine (twin fruited): MagIs pg 36; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Poaceae
Ancistrachne uncinulata Hooky Grass
grass; see species at: 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
Sapindaceae
Alectryon tomentosus Hairy Bird's-eye
small tree; Red Jacket, Woolly Rambutan, Hairy Alectryon; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
 Solanaceae
*Solanum seaforthianum Brazilian Nightshade
climber; see species at: AlligCk, MtStu
Solanum shanesii
tree; see species at: MtStu
Sterculiaceae
Brachychiton australis Broad Leafed Bottle Tree
med. tree: DryT pg 25: MagIs pg 108; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, MtStu
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
Cissus oblonga grape
climber; see species at: AlligCk, MtStu
Tetrastigma nitens Shining Grape
climber: PRnF pg 35; see species at: MtStu

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