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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 "Paluma "H" Trail Hot Spots": Sensory Trail Forest Face | "H" Trail Forest Entrance | At Tree 3 | At Tree 11 | Loading Ramp |


HotSpot: first 1/3rd of forest face from start to exit of sensory trail (Paluma rainforest "H" Trail) | about the data & symbols & references | top | to Paluma "H Trail" main page Townsville Region Plant Hot Spots: by Russell Cumming and Doug Silke, copyright 17/4/99

Paluma Environment Centre and sensory trail start.. on left, site is forest face... all species are accessible from lawn edge | 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

Apocynaceae
Melodinus australis Bellbird Vine
woody climber: MagIs pg 32: PRnF pg 21; see species at: PalumaRnF
Parsonsia latifolia Milky Silkpod
climber; Green-leaved Silkpod: PRnF pg 21; see species at: PalumaRnF
Parsonsia sp. (Paluma rainforest sensory trail much white sap Silke 3368)
see species at: PalumaRnF
Araliaceae
Polyscias australiana Ivory Basswood
small tree: PRnF pg 22; see species at: PalumaRnF
Arecaceae
Calamus australis Lawyer Cane
climber; Wait-a-while, Hairy Mary: PRnF pg 22; see species at: PalumaRnF
Burseraceae
Canarium muelleri Queensland Elemi Tree
tree: PRnF pg 23; see species at: PalumaRnF
Convolvulaceae
Ipomoea sp. (indet.)
see species at: PalumaRnF, PalumaW
Cyperaceae
Gahnia aspera Saw Sedge
sedge: DryT pg 158: MagIs pg 18: PRnF pg 24; see species at: PalumaRnF, PalumaW, MtStu
RE,F C Gahnia sieberiana Red Fruited Sawsedge
tufty; Sword Grass: PRnF pg 24; see species at: PalumaRnF
Elaeocarpaceae
Sloanea macbrydei Northern Yellow Carabean
tree; Cudgerie, Grey Carabeen: PRnF pg 24; see species at: PalumaRnF
Euphorbiaceae
Glochidion hylandii Hyland's Buttonwood
small tree: PRnF pg 25; see species at: PalumaRnF
Macaranga subdentata Needlebark
tree: PRnF pg 25&75; see species at: PalumaRnF
Icacinaceae
Apodytes brachystylis Buff Alder
tree: PRnF pg 26; see species at: PalumaRnF
Lauraceae
Cryptocarya corrugata Washing Board Tree
tree; Oak Walnut, Corduroy laurel: PRnF pg 26; see species at: PalumaRnF
Cryptocarya densiflora White Laurel
tree; Cinnamomum Laurel: PRnF pg 26; see species at: PalumaRnF
Cryptocarya leucophylla
tree: PRnF pg 26; see species at: PalumaRnF
Endiandra wolfei
tree: PRnF pg 27; see species at: PalumaRnF
Gen. (Lauraceae) sp. (indet.)
see species at: PalumaRnF
Litsea connorsii
tree: PRnF pg 27; see species at: PalumaRnF
Neolitsea dealbata Velvet-leaf Bollywood
small tree; Bolly Gum, White Bolly Gum, Grey Bollywood: PRnF pg 27&73; see species at: PalumaRnF
Loganiaceae
Fagraea fagraeacea Yellowheart
tree: PRnF pg 27 as Fagraea gracilipes; see species at: PalumaRnF
agraea gracilipes complex part is included in Fagraea fagraeacea
This complex is not an acceptable name, it included a number of species, North Kennedy's are almost certainly all F. fagraeaceae, also with F. cambagei in Cook
Melastomataceae
Melastoma affine Blue Tongue
med. shrub - woody; Native Lasiandra: MagIs pg 66: PRnF pg 27&72; see species at: PalumaRnF
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
Mimosaceae
Acacia sp. nov. (rainforest) aff. Acacia aulacocarpa Hickory Wattle
Brown Salwood, Brush Ironbark: PRnF pg 28&73 as Acacia aulacocarpa; see species at: PalumaRnF
Monimiaceae
Palmeria sp. nov. (Paluma sparsely pubescent Jackes)
: PRnF pg 28 as Palmeria sp. nov. (Paluma vine); see species at: PalumaRnF
Myrsinaceae
Maesa muelleri
scrambler/climber; see species at: PalumaRnF
Rapanea subsessilis Red Muttonwood
: PRnF pg 29; see species at: PalumaRnF
Myrtaceae
Rhodomyrtus trineura? Native Guava
Ironwood: PRnF pg 29&71; see species at: PalumaRnF
Syzygium cryptophlebium now is Syzygium wilsonii subsp. cryptophlebium
Syzygium wilsonii subsp. cryptophlebium Plum Satinash
tree: PRnF pg 29; see species at: PalumaRnF
Ochnaceae
Brackenridgea australiana Brown Ochna
tree: PRnF pg 30 as Brackenridgea nitida subsp. australiana; see species at: PalumaRnF
Brackenridgea nitida subsp. australiana now is Brackenridgea australiana
Pandanaceae
Freycinetia excelsa Climbing Pandan
climber: PRnF pg 30&70; see species at: PalumaRnF
Poaceae
Oplismenus sp. (indet.)
grass; see species at: PalumaRnF
Proteaceae
Cardwellia sublimis Northern Silky Oak
tall tree; Bull Oak, Silky Oak: PRnF pg 31; see species at: PalumaRnF
Helicia nortoniana Norton's Oak
med. shrub - woody: PRnF pg 31; see species at: PalumaRnF
Rhamnaceae
Alphitonia petriei Pink Ash
small tree; Sarsparilla, White Ash: PRnF pg 31; see species at: PalumaRnF
Rubiaceae
Antirhea tenuiflora Crimson Berry
tree: PRnF pg 32 as Guettardella tenuiflora; see species at: PalumaRnF
Canthium sp. nov. (Paluma domatia stipules large Jackes) aff. Canthium odoratum
: PRnF pg 32 as Canthium sp. nov. aff. Canthium odoratum; see species at: PalumaRnF
Guettardella tenuiflora now is Antirhea tenuiflora
Rutaceae
Flindersia pimenteliana Maple Silkwood
tree; Rose Silkwood: PRnF pg 32; see species at: PalumaRnF
Sapindaceae
Guioa lasioneura Silky Tamarind
tree; Woolly-nerved Guioa: PRnF pg 33; see species at: PalumaRnF
Smilacaceae
Ripogonum album White Supplejack
woody climber: PRnF pg 34; see species at: PalumaRnF
Smilax glyciphylla Smooth Sarsparilla
climber, not woody; Sweet Sarsparilla: PRnF pg 34; see species at: PalumaRnF
Sterculiaceae
Brachychiton acerifolius Flame Tree
med. tree; Illawarra FlameTree, Flame Kurrajong; see species at: PalumaRnF
?Commersonia bartramia Brown Kurrajong
med. tree; Snow in Summer: PRnF pg 34; see species at: PalumaRnF, AlligCk
Symplocaceae
Symplocos cochinchinensis Bluff Hazelwood
tree; White Hazelwood: PRnF pg 34; see species at: PalumaRnF
Unknown dicot
Gen. (Unknown dicot) sp. (Paluma arching veins finely toothed Silke 2976)
see species at: PalumaRnF
Verbenaceae
*Lantana camara Common Lantana
: MagIs pg 62: PRnF pg 35; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaRnF, AlligCk, MtStu
Vitaceae
Cissus penninervis
climber: PRnF pg 35; see species at: PalumaRnF
Cissus sterculiifolia Yaroong
climber; Long Leaved Grape: PRnF pg 35; see species at: PalumaRnF
 Xanthophyllaceae
Xanthophyllum octandrum Macintyre's Boxwood
small tree; False Jitta, Mareeba Stonewood, Soverignwood: PRnF pg 35; see species at: PalumaRnF
 Ferns
Aspleniaceae
RE C Asplenium australasicum Bird's nest Fern
epiphytic fern; Crow's Nest: PRnF pg 61 as Asplenium nidus; see species at: PalumaRnF
Blechnaceae
Blechnum cartilagineum Gristle Fern
: MagIs pg 134 as Blechnum cartelagineum: PRnF pg 62; see species at: PalumaRnF
Cyatheaceae
Cyathea rebeccae
: PRnF pg 56; see species at: PalumaRnF
Polypodiaceae
RE C Platycerium bifurcatum? Elkhorn
epiphytic fern: MagIs pg 134: PRnF pg 60; see species at: PalumaRnF
Unknown fern
Gen. (Unknown fern) sp. (indet.)
see species at: PalumaRnF

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