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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 "Quarantine Station Hot Spots": bend at bridge | graves turn-off | dam-wall to creek-bed | closed forest edge |

"Hot Spot" is in the closed forest past the bridge on the track bend

HotSpot: on bend just south of the first small bridge on the lower track section (Many Peaks Range, Quarantine Station Dam circuit) | about the data & symbols & references | top | Quarantine Station 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"

Flowering Plants

 Anacardiaceae
Pleiogynium timorense Burdekin Plum VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. tree; Tulip Plum: DryT pg 79: MagIs pg 80; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Arecaceae
V Livistona drudei Fan Palm
tall palm: MagIs pg 14; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
 Asteraceae
*Emilia sonchifolia Emilia
Red Tassel Flower; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, MtStu
Burseraceae
Garuga floribunda
tree: MagIs pg 78; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Capparaceae
Capparis sepiaria Bumble
scrambler/climber; Wild Orange; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Combretaceae
Terminalia melanocarpa Native Damson Plum
med. tree: MagIs pg 118; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Terminalia muelleri Mueller's Damson
small tree: MagIs pg 118; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, SndrsBch
Commelinaceae
Commelina ensifolia? Scurvy Grass
Wandering Jew: DryT pg 152; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Commelina undulata now incl. as part of Commelina ensifolia
Cyperaceae
Scleria brownii
sedge; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Euphorbiaceae
Croton arnhemicus Hard cascarilla
tree: MagIs pg 124; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Flueggea virosa White Current
med. shrub - woody: DryT pg 109: MagIs pg 112 as Flueggea virosa subsp. melanthesoides; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Macaranga tanarius Brush Macaranga
small tree; Cottonwood, Heart Leaf: MagIs pg 126: PRnF pg 25; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Fabaceae
Canavalia papuana Wild Jack Bean
see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
*Clitoria ternatea Butterfly Pea
Cordofan Pea: MagIs pg 34; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
*Crotalaria pallida Streaked Rattlepod
med. shrub - woody: MagIs pg 68; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Lauraceae
Litsea glutinosa Scrub Laurel VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
tree: DryT pg 64; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Menispermaceae
Tinospora sp. (lobed leaf Cumming 13520)
see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, SndrsBch
Myrtaceae
Corymbia tessellaris see alternative name Eucalyptus tessellaris
Eucalyptus tessellaris Moreton Bay Ash VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. tree; Carabeen, Stocking Gum: DryT pg 40 as Corymbia tessellaris: MagIs pg 96; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Melaleuca dealbata Cloudy Tea Tree
tree; Silver Leaf Paperbark, Blue Leaf Paperbark; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Oleaceae
Jasminum didymum subsp. racemosum Coastal Jasmine
climber, not woody; Jasmine (twin fruited): MagIs pg 36; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Jasminum simplicifolium Stiff Jasmine VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
climber; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Passifloraceae
*Passiflora foetida Mossy Passion Flower
climber; Stinking Passion Flower: MagIs pg 42; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Poaceae
*Panicum maximum Guinea Grass
grass: MagIs pg 26; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, 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
*Ziziphus mauritiana Chinee Apple
tree; Indian Jujube; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Rubiaceae
Spermacoce sp. (indet.)
see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Rutaceae
Geijera latifolia now is Geijera salicifolia var. latifolia
an illegal name, actually the subspecies has also been incorporated within Geijera salicifolia
Geijera salicifolia var. latifolia Scrub Wilga VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
med. tree; Green Satinheart, Greenheart: MagIs pg 102; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
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
Taccaceae
MagIs pg 86; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBchn
Tiliaceae
*Triumfetta pilosa
small shrub; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Verbenaceae
Clerodendrum floribundum Lolly Bush VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
tall shrub; Thurkoo: DryT pg 34: MagIs pg 62; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
*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


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