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Lumnitzera littorea  (Jack) Voigt
Red Flowered Black Mangrove

Beautiful red flowers. Grows in mangrove forests on Cape York Peninsula. This species was collected by Banks and Solander at Cooktown in 1770.


   Lumnitzera littorea Lumnitzera littorea  
 
Description:Flowers Description:Early fruit
Location:Jacky Jacky Creek, Bamaga, North Queensland Location:Jacky Jacky Creek, Bamaga, North Queensland
GPS coordinates: 10˚57.529S 142˚27.796E GPS coordinates: 10˚57.529S 142˚27.796E
Date of photo:12 June 2013 Date of photo:12 June 2013
Field No.:2167 Field No.:2167
     
Lumnitzera littorea Lumnitzera littorea  
 
    Description:Flowers Description:Plants in mangrove forest
    Location:Marrdja Boardwalk, Cape Tribulation, North Queensland Location:Jacky Jacky Creek, Bamaga, North Queensland
    GPS coordinates:16˚08.387S,145˚26.353E GPS coordinates: 10˚57.529S 142˚27.796E
    Date of photo:15 November 2009 Date of photo:12 June 2013
    Field No.:U435 Field No.:2167  
         
    Lumnitzera littorea Lumnitzera littorea  
     
    Description:Flowers Description:Flowers  
    Location:Jacky Jacky Creek, Bamaga, North Queensland Location:Marrdja Boardwalk, Cape Tribulation, North Queensland
    GPS coordinates: 10˚57.529S 142˚27.796E GPS coordinates:16˚08.387S,145˚26.353E
    Date of photo:12 June 2013 Date of photo:15 November 2009  
    Field No.:2167 Field No.:U435
         
    Lumnitzera littorea Lumnitzera littorea  
     
    Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Host for Lysiana maritima  
    Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland  
    GPS coordinates:16˚56.8002S 145˚45.1188E GPS coordinates:16˚56.8002S 145˚45.1188E  
    Date of photo:17 April 2016 Date of photo:17 April 2016  
    Field No.:3935 Field No.:3935  
         
    Lumnitzera littorea Lumnitzera littorea  
     
    Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Tree in habitat  
    Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland  
    GPS coordinates:16˚56.8002S 145˚45.1188E GPS coordinates:16˚56.8002S 145˚45.1188E  
    Date of photo:17 April 2016 Date of photo:17 April 2016  
    Field No.:3935 Field No.:3935  
         
         



References (accessed 28 September 2017):

http://bie.ala.org.au/species/Lumnitzera+littorea

 Duke N. C. (2006), Australia's Mangroves, University of Queensland, Brisbane


 Pedley, L. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1990), Combretaceae. Flora of Australia 18: 262-263

Williams, K.A.W. (1999), Native Plants of Queensland 4: 260

 

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