Dry Tropics Biodiversity Group Inc.

(inform, educate, enthuse, implement)

Mt. Stuart summit main page

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, first clearing (Mt. Stuart Tableland)
| about the data & symbols & references | top | Mt. Stuart summit main page

species found amongst and below the lantana, 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

Annonaceae
Melodorum leichhardtii Zig-zag Vine
woody climber; Acid Drop Vine: MagIs pg 120 as Rauwenhoffia leichhardtii; see species at: MtStu
Rauwenhoffia leichhardtii now is Melodorum leichhardtii
Araliaceae
Polyscias elegans Celerywood
med. tree; Black Pencil Cedar, Silver Basswood; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Asclepiadaceae
*Cryptostegia grandiflora Rubber Vine
climber: MagIs pg 32; see species at: AlligCk, MtStu
Asteraceae
*Tridax procumbens Tridax Daisy
herb; Tridax: MagIs pg 56; see species at: BaldRk, MtStu
Euphorbiaceae
Antidesma parvifolium Currant Bush VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
shrub: MagIs pg 122; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
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
Rubiaceae
Spermacoce latifolia
subshrub; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu
Rutaceae
Acronychia laevis
small tree: MagIs pg 64: PRnF pg 32; see species at: MtStu
Sapindaceae
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
Sapotaceae
Pouteria pohlmaniana (hairy Cumming) Yellow Boxwood
see species at: MtStu, SndrsBch
Xanthorrhoeaceae
RE C Xanthorrhoea johnsonii Grasstree
grass trees; Blackboy: MagIs pg 14: PRnF pg 35&70; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu

top | Mt. Stuart summit main page