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Elaeocarpus angustifolius Blume
Blue Quandong
This tree is from the rainforest behind Cairns. It is also known as Elaeocarpus grandis.

  Elaeocarpus angustifolius Elaeocarpus angustifolius
 
  Description:Flowers in the canopy Description:Petals on the ground
  Location:Smithfield Conservation Park, Cairns, North Queensland Location:Smithfield Conservation Park, Cairns, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚48.4250S, 14540.5750E GPS coordinates:16˚48.4250S, 14540.5750E
  Date: 9 July 2017 Date: 9 July 2017
  Field No.:6197 Field No.:6197
     
  Elaeocarpus angustifolius Elaeocarpus angustifolius
 
  Description:Flowers in the canopy Description:Leaves
  Location:Smithfield Conservation Park, Cairns, North Queensland Location:Smithfield Conservation Park, Cairns, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚48.4250S, 14540.5750E GPS coordinates:16˚48.4250S, 14540.5750E
  Date: 9 July 2017 Date: 9 July 2017
  Field No.:6197 Field No.:6197
     
  Elaeocarpus angustifolius Elaeocarpus angustifolius
 
  Description:Tree Description:Tree in habitat
  Location:Smithfield Conservation Park, Cairns, North Queensland Location:Smithfield Conservation Park, Cairns, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚48.4250S, 14540.5750E GPS coordinates:16˚48.4250S, 14540.5750E
  Date: 9 July 2017 Date: 9 July 2017
  Field No.:6197 Field No.:6197
     

Traditional Name and Uses:

 https://www.jcu.edu.au/discover-nature-at-jcu/plants/plants-by-scientific-name2/elaeocarpus-angustifolius-syn.-e.-grandis

References (accessed 12 August 2017):

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

Coode, M.J.E. (1984), Elaeocarpus in Australia and New Zealand. Kew Bulletin 39(3): 526-529

 

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Elaeocarpus angustifolius