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*Aerva javanica (Burm.f.) Juss. ex Schult.
Kapok Bush
This weed is common in the drier regions of northern Australia.


  *Aerva javanica *Aerva javanica
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Mary Kathleen, Mt Isa, Western Australia Location:Mary Kathleen, Mt Isa, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:20˚44.0540S, 14000.4270E GPS coordinates:20˚44.0540S, 14000.4270E
  Date of photo:23 September 2018 Date of photo:23 September 2018
  Field No.: 6726 Field No.: 6726
  *Aerva javanica *Aerva javanica
 
  Description:Flower spike Description:Plant
  Location:Mary Kathleen, Mt Isa, Western Australia Location:Mary Kathleen, Mt Isa, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:20˚44.0540S, 14000.4270E GPS coordinates:20˚44.0540S, 14000.4270E
  Date of photo:23 September 2018 Date of photo:23 September 2018
  Field No.: 6726 Field No.: 6726
     
  *Aerva javanica *Aerva javanica
 
  Description:Leaf Description:Leaf - underside
  Location:Mary Kathleen, Mt Isa, Western Australia Location:Mary Kathleen, Mt Isa, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:20˚44.0540S, 14000.4270E GPS coordinates:20˚44.0540S, 14000.4270E
  Date of photo:23 September 2018 Date of photo:23 September 2018
  Field No.: 6726 Field No.: 6726
     
  *Aerva javanica *Aerva javanica
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Mary Kathleen, Mt Isa, Western Australia Location:Mary Kathleen, Mt Isa, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:20˚44.0540S, 14000.4270E GPS coordinates:20˚44.0540S, 14000.4270E
  Date of photo:23 September 2018 Date of photo:23 September 2018
  Field No.: 6726 Field No.: 6726
     

 

 

Reference (accessed 20 March 2019):

Williams, K.A.W. (1984), Native Plants of Queensland 2: 34

https://keyserver.lucidcentral.org/weeds/data/media/Html/aerva_javanica.htm

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2646

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*Aerva javanica