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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 |

Hot Spot: forest entrance; 75m from road centre (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

 

The site here includes the species found on both sides of the track more or less just inside the forest entrance, foliage for all species can easily be reached. Entrance of track into forest seen on left.

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
Arecaceae
Calamus australis Lawyer Cane
climber; Wait-a-while, Hairy Mary: PRnF pg 22; see species at: PalumaRnF
?Laccospadix australasica Atherton Palm
palm: PRnF pg 22; see species at: PalumaRnF
Convolvulaceae
*Ipomoea purpurea Common Morning Glory
see species at: PalumaRnF
Cyperaceae
Exocarya scleroides
sedge: PRnF pg 24; see species at: PalumaRnF
Gahnia aspera? Saw Sedge
sedge: DryT pg 158: MagIs pg 18: PRnF pg 24; see species at: PalumaRnF, PalumaW, MtStu
Elaeocarpaceae
Sloanea sp. (indet.)
see species at: PalumaRnF
Euphorbiaceae
Antidesma erostre? Wild Current
tree: PRnF pg 25; see species at: PalumaRnF
Drypetes acuminata
: PRnF pg 25 as Drypetes lasiogyna var. australasica; see species at: PalumaRnF
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
Lauraceae
Cryptocarya leucophylla
tree: PRnF pg 26; see species at: PalumaRnF
Endiandra bessaphila Gully Walnut
Endiandra wolfei
tree: PRnF pg 27; see species at: PalumaRnF
Litsea connorsii
Liliaceae
Dianella bambusifolia
herb: PRnF pg 27; see species at: PalumaRnF
Lythraceae
*Cuphea ignea Mexican Cigar Flower
Firecracker Plant; see species at: PalumaRnF
Melastomataceae
Melastoma affine Blue Tongue
med. shrub - woody; Native Lasiandra: MagIs pg 66: PRnF pg 27&72; see species at: PalumaRnF
Meliaceae
Synoum glandulosum var. paniculosum Bastard Rosewood
tree; Scentless Rosewood: PRnF pg 28 as Synoum muelleri; see species at: PalumaRnF
Synoum muelleri now incl. as part of Synoum glandulosum var. paniculosum
seems most likely, needs confirmation
Menispermaceae
Hypserpa decumbens?
: PRnF pg 28; 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
Moraceae
Ficus leptoclada Atherton Fig
tree: PRnF pg 28; see species at: PalumaRnF
Myrtaceae
Rhodomyrtus trineura? Native Guava
Ironwood: PRnF pg 29&71; see species at: PalumaRnF
Syzygium sp. (indet.)
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
*Ochna serrulata Ochna
see species at: PalumaRnF
Oleaceae
Chionanthus axillaris Pimply Olive
tree: PRnF pg 30; see species at: PalumaRnF
Pandanaceae
Freycinetia excelsa Climbing Pandan
climber: PRnF pg 30&70; see species at: PalumaRnF
Proteaceae
Darlingia darlingiana Brown Silky Oak
med. tree: PRnF pg 31; see species at: PalumaRnF
Rhamnaceae
Alphitonia petriei Pink Ash
small tree; Sarsparilla, White Ash: PRnF pg 31; see species at: PalumaRnF
Rosaceae
Rubus fraxinifolius now is Rubus probus
unsure of this, needs to be checked, Rubus fraxinifolius is unacceptable
Rubus muelleri now is Rubus probus
unsure of this, needs to be checked, Rubus muelleri is unacceptable
Rubus probus Rose Leaf Bramble
scrambler; Ash-leaved Bramble: PRnF pg 32 as Rubus rosifolius; see species at: PalumaRnF
Rubus rosifolius part is included in Rubus probus
unsure of this, needs to be checked, Rubus rosifolius is unacceptable
Rubiaceae
Antirhea tenuiflora Crimson Berry
tree: PRnF pg 32 as Guettardella tenuiflora; see species at: PalumaRnF
Canthium coprosmoides? Coast Canthium
small tree; Jilaban Tree, Supple Jack: MagIs pg 60: PRnF pg 32; see species at: PalumaRnF
Canthium sp. (indet.)
see species at: PalumaRnF
Guettardella tenuiflora now is Antirhea tenuiflora
Rutaceae
Acronychia acronychioides White Aspen
med. tree: PRnF pg 32; see species at: PalumaRnF
Halfordia kendack Saffronheart
small tree; Kerosenewood, Ghittoe, Jitta: PRnF pg 32 as Halfordia scleroxyla; see species at: PalumaRnF
Halfordia scleroxyla now is Halfordia kendack
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
Sterculiaceae
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. (indet.)
see species at: PalumaRnF, AlligCk
Unknown monocot
Gen. (unknown monocot) sp. (indet.)
see species at: BaldRk, PalumaRnF
Verbenaceae
*Lantana camara Common Lantana
: MagIs pg 62: PRnF pg 35; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaRnF, AlligCk, MtStu
Xanthophyllaceae
Xanthophyllum octandrum Macintyre's Boxwood
small tree; False Jitta, Mareeba Stonewood, Soverignwood: PRnF pg 35; see species at: PalumaRnF
Ferns
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
Nephrolepidaceae
?Nephrolepis sp. (indet.)
see species at: PalumaRnF

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