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Alyxia buxifolia R.Br.
Sea Box
plant from the coasts of southern Australia and in Western Australia.


Alyxia buxifolia Alyxia buxifolia
   
Description: Flowers Description: Plant
    Location: West Point, Marrawah, Tasmania Location: Cape Conran, Victoria
    GPS coordinates:40˚56.557S 144˚36.869E GPS coordinates:37˚ 48.061S 148˚ 44.407E
    Date:13 January 2013 Date:4 January 2009
    Field No.:1902 Field No.:U782
       
    Alyxia buxifolia Alyxia buxifolia
   
Description: Fruit Description:Plant
    Location: West Point, Marrawah, Tasmania Location: West Point, Marrawah, Tasmania
    GPS coordinates:40˚56.557S 144˚36.869E GPS coordinates:40˚56.557S 144˚36.869E
    Date:13 January 2013 Date:13 January 2013
    Field No.:1902 Field No.:1902
       
    Alyxia buxifolia Alyxia buxifolia
   
    Description: Chain fruit Description: Ripe fruit
    Location:Ross Graham Lookout, Murchison Gorge, Western Australia Location: Ross Graham Lookout, Murchison Gorge, Western Australia
    GPS coordinates:27˚48.707S 114˚ 28.370E GPS coordinates:27˚48.707S 114˚ 28.370E
    Date:26 August 2015 Date:26 August 2015
    Field No.:3373 Field No.:3373
       
    Alyxia buxifolia Alyxia buxifolia
   
    Description: Flowers and leaves Description: Flowers
    Location: Ross Graham Lookout, Murchison Gorge, Western Australia Location: Ross Graham Lookout, Murchison Gorge, Western Australia
    GPS coordinates:27˚48.707S 114˚ 28.370E GPS coordinates:27˚48.707S 114˚ 28.370E
    Date:26 August 2015 Date:26 August 2015
    Field No.:3373 Field No.:3373
       
    Alyxia buxifolia Alyxia buxifolia
   
    Description: Shrub in habitat near gorge with more open habit Description: Plant on coastline showing wind pruning
    Location: Ross Graham Lookout, Murchison Gorge, Western Australia Location: West Point, Marrawah, Tasmania
    GPS coordinates:27˚48.707S 114˚ 28.370E GPS coordinates:40˚56.557S 144˚36.869E
    Date:26 August 2015 Date:13 January 2013
    Field No.:3373 Field No.:1902
       
    Alyxia buxifolia Alyxia buxifolia
   
    Description: Flowers and leaves Description: Flower - side view
    Location: Port Broughton to Wallaroo, South Australia Location: Port Broughton to Wallaroo, South Australia
    GPS coordinates: 33˚50.9650S 137˚46.6190E GPS coordinates: 33˚50.9650S 137˚46.6190E
    Date:24 October 2018 Date:24 October 2018
    Field No.:7594 Field No.:7594
       
    Alyxia buxifolia Alyxia buxifolia
   
    Description: Flowers and leaves Description:Developing fruit
    Location: Holt Rock, Varley, Western Australia Location: Holt Rock, Varley, Western Australia
    GPS coordinates: 32˚40.6870S 119˚24.7400E GPS coordinates: 32˚40.6870S 119˚24.7400E
    Date:8 October 2018 Date:8 October 2018
    Field No.:7165 Field No.:7165
       
    Alyxia buxifolia Alyxia buxifolia
   
    Description: Leaves Description: Leaf - underside
    Location: Holt Rock, Varley, Western Australia Location: Holt Rock, Varley, Western Australia
    GPS coordinates: 32˚40.6870S 119˚24.7400E GPS coordinates: 32˚40.6870S 119˚24.7400E
    Date:8 October 2018 Date:8 October 2018
    Field No.:7165 Field No.:7165
       
       

 

References (accessed 12 December 2018):

Forster, P.I. in Orchard, A.E., (ed) (1996) Apocynaceae. Flora of Australia 28: 105-133

Forster, P.I. (1992), A taxonomic revision of Alyxia (Apocynaceae) in Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 5(5):547-580

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/6565

http://www.utas.edu.au/dicotkey/dicotkey/OTHERS/gAlyxia.htm

 

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