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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, first clearing | at summit Rotary Lookout, under Ficus platypoda | at summit Rotary Lookout, on way in to lookout | below first TV tower at rockclimbing cliffs


HotSpot: foot track from lower tower to cliffs; north side of track at cliffs (Mt. Stuart Tableland) | about the data & symbols & references | top | index.htm - topindex.htm - topMt. Stuart summit main page 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"

Down track from gate into lower tower compound to top of cliffs, site on north side of track at cliffs
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Flowering Plants

Acanthaceae
Brunoniella acaulis?
prostrate: DryT pg 148: PRnF pg 72; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu
Asclepiadaceae
?Marsdenia sp. (indet.)
see species at: MtStu
Asteraceae
*Ageratum conyzoides? Billygoat Weed
Chrysocephalum apiculatum Yellow Buttons
herb: DryT pg 151: PRnF pg 74 as Helichrysum ramosissimum; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu
Helichrysum apiculatum now is Chrysocephalum apiculatum
Helichrysum ramosissimum now incl. as part of Chrysocephalum apiculatum
*?Sigesbeckia orientalis Indian Weed
see species at: MtStu
Commelinaceae
Commelina sp. (Mt. Stuart 3 large petal short leaves Silke 3251)
Euphorbiaceae
Phyllanthus virgatus complex
: MagIs pg 90; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, MtStu
Poranthera microphylla Small-leaf Poranthera
subshrub; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu
Fabaceae
*Aeschynomene brevifolia
see species at: MtStu
Aeschynomene sp. (indet.)
see species at: MtStu
Crotalaria brevis Rattlepod (genus name) VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
see species at: BaldRk, PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
Desmodium rhytidophyllum
trailing plant: MagIs pg 34; see species at: MtStu
?Desmodium sp. (indet.)
Desmodium trichostachyum
see species at: MtStu
Desmodium triflorum? Creeping Tick Trefoil
Dunbaria rotundifolia
Glycine clandestina Twining Gycine
climber; see species at: MtStu
Zornia muriculata Zornia
subshrub; see species at: MtStu
Goodeniaceae
Goodenia sp. (indet.)
see species at: MtStu
Liliaceae
Hypoxis sp. (Mt. Stuart starry yellow herb Silke 3295)
Tricoryne anceps
subshrub; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu
Myrtaceae
Eucalyptus exserta Queensland Peppermint
med. tree; Messmate, Peppermint, Yellow Messmate: MagIs pg 98; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu
V Eucalyptus paedoglauca Mt. Stuart Ironbark
small tree; see species at: MtStu
Melaleuca viridiflora Broad-leaved Teatree VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Broad-leaf Paperbark: DryT pg 71: MagIs pg 100; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, MtStu
Orchidaceae
Habenaria triplonema Rein Orchid
orchid; see species at: MtStu
Poaceae
Coelorhachis rottboellioides now is Mnesithea rottboellioides
Cymbopogon sp. (indet.)
grass; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Mnesithea rottboellioides Northern Cane Grass
grass: MagIs pg 26 as Coelorhachis rottboellioides; see species at: AlligCk, MtStu
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
Canthium odoratum Shiny-leaved Canthium VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Sweet Susie: MagIs pg 60; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Stylidiaceae
Stylidium eriorrhizum Trigger Plant
prostrate; see species at: PalumaW, MtStu
Thymelaeaceae
Pimelea cornucopiae see alternative name Thecanthes cornucopiae
Thecanthes cornucopiae Northern Riceflower
: MagIs pg 56 as Pimelea cornucopiae; see species at: MtStu
Verbenaceae
*Stachytarpheta jamaicensis Snake Weed
herb; Light Blue Snakeweed: MagIs pg 52; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Xanthorrhoeaceae
Lomandra longifolia Spiny-headed Mat-rush VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
tufty; Long-leaved Matrush: DryT pg 166: MagIs pg 16; see species at: PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
Ferns
Davalliaceae
RE C Davallia denticulata
: MagIs pg 134: PRnF pg 59; see species at: MtStu

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