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Carissa
Carissa spinarum L.
Currant Bush
This plant was growing near the shore on Magnetic Island in North Queensland. This species is known as Carissa ovata in Queensland but the paper cited below includes this species as Carissa spinarum, which is recognised by APNI.


  Carissa spinarum Carissa spinarum
  Description:Flower Description:Flowers
  Location:Arcadia Jetty, Geoffrey Bay, Magnetic Island, North Queensland Location:Arcadia Jetty, Geoffrey Bay, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 19˚09.1026S 146˚52.1004E  GPS coordinates: 19˚09.1026S 146˚52.1004E
  Date:24 December 2016 Date:24 December 2016
  Field No.:5788 Field No.:5788
     
  Carissa spinarum Carissa spinarum
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant in  habitat
  Location:Arcadia Jetty, Geoffrey Bay, Magnetic Island, North Queensland Location:Arcadia Jetty, Geoffrey Bay, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates: 19˚09.1026S 146˚52.1004E  GPS coordinates: 19˚09.1026S 146˚52.1004E
  Date:24 December 2016 Date:24 December 2016
  Field No.:5788 Field No.:5788
     


References (accessed 16 January 2017):


Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. & Dilst, F.J.H. van (2001), Series of revisions of Apocynaceae XLIX. Carissa L. Wageningen University Papers 2001-01


Forster, P.I. in Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1996), Apocynaceae. Flora of Australia 28:109

http://keys.trin.org.au/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Carissa_ovata.htm

 

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Carissa spinarum