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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 |

HotSpot: at graves detour turn-off (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

Note sign in shadows above, site includes species along track here

The site is centred on the corner. (Track to graves is a detour off the main route)

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

Amaranthaceae
*Alternanthera bettzickiana
: MagIs pg 56; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Anacardiaceae
Euroschinus falcata Ribbonwood VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Pink Poplar, Blush Cudgerie, Chinaman's Cedar, Maiden's Blush: DryT pg 55: MagIs pg 78; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
Burseraceae
Canarium australianum Mango Bark VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
tree; Brown Cudgerie, Melville Island White Beech, Scrub Turpentine: DryT pg 28: MagIs pg 78: PRnF pg 71; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Caesalpiniaceae
Cassia retusa now is Senna surattensis subsp. retusa
Senna surattensis subsp. retusa Climbing Cassia
scrambler/climber: MagIs pg 74 as Cassia retusa; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Combretaceae
Terminalia melanocarpa Native Damson Plum
med. tree: MagIs pg 118; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Euphorbiaceae
Chamaesyce sp. (indet.)
see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Flueggea virosa White Current
med. shrub - woody: DryT pg 109: MagIs pg 112 as Flueggea virosa subsp. melanthesoides; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Fabaceae
*Crotalaria pallida Streaked Rattlepod
med. shrub - woody: MagIs pg 68; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
*Desmodium tortuosum Florida Beggar-weed
: MagIs pg 72; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
*Indigofera sp. (suffruticosa or tinctoria) Anil Indigo
: MagIs pg 70 as Indigofera suffruticosa; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
*Macroptilium lathyroides Phasey Bean
see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Lecythidaceae
Planchonia careya Cocky Apple VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Billy Goat Plum, Native Pear: DryT pg 78: MagIs pg 120: PRnF pg 75; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Malvaceae
Sida subspicata Spiked Sida
subshrub; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
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
Tinospora sp. (lobed leaf Cumming 13520)
see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, SndrsBch
Mimosaceae
Acacia holosericea Candelabra Wattle VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
tall shrub; Silver Leaf Wattle: DryT pg 94: MagIs pg 102: PRnF pg 73; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
Acacia sp. (whispy Cumming) aff. Acacia simsii?
tree; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Acacia spirorbis VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu
*Leucaena leucocephala Leucaena
tall shrub/small tree; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Moraceae
Ficus opposita Sandpaper Fig VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree: DryT pg 57: MagIs pg 46; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, 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
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
Heteropogon triticeus Giant Spear Grass VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
grass: MagIs pg 24; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, PalumaW, AlligCk, MtStu
*Melinis repens Red Natale Grass
grass: MagIs pg 20 as Rhynchelytrum repens; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu, SndrsBch
*Panicum maximum Guinea Grass
grass: MagIs pg 26; 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
Timonius timon Tim Tim
small tree: DryT pg 86: MagIs pg 58: PRnF pg 73 as Timonius; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
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
Santalaceae
Exocarpos latifolius Broad-leaved Native Cherry VERY COMMON LOCAL SPECIES
small tree; Bush Cherry, Native Cherry, Oringorin: DryT pg 56: MagIs pg 112; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Smilacaceae
Eustrephus latifolius Wombat Berry
climber; Orange Vine: DryT pg 157; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn
Taccaceae
Tacca leontopetaloides Polynesian Arrowroot
herb: MagIs pg 86; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, SndrsBch
Tiliaceae
*Triumfetta pilosa
small shrub; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk
*Triumfetta rhomboidea Chinese Burr
small shrub; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, SndrsBch
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
Vitaceae
Cayratia trifolia Slender Water Vine
climber; A Native Grape: MagIs pg 38; see species at: BaldRk, QuarStn, AlligCk, MtStu

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