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Acrothamnus spathaceus (Pedley) Quinn
A plant from the high forests of North Queensland. These plants are from Mt Lewis and Mt Edith.The flowers are tiny (2-3mm).


Acrothamnus spathaceus Acrothamnus spathaceus
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location:Mt Lewis National Park, North Queensland Location:Mt Lewis National Park, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚32.246S 145˚17.273E GPS coordinates:16˚30.654S 145˚16.169E
  Date of photo:11 November 2012 Date of photo:2 November 2014
  Field No.: 1713 Field No.: 2823
     
Acrothamnus spathaceus Acrothamnus spathaceus
 
Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Plant
  Location:Mt Lewis National Park, North Queensland Location:Mt Lewis National Park, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚32.246S 145˚17.273E GPS coordinates:16˚32.246S 145˚17.273E
  Date of photo:11 November 2012 Date of photo:11 November 2012
  Field No.: 1713 Field No.: 1713
     
  Acrothamnus spathaceus Acrothamnus spathaceus
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location:Mt Edith, North Queensland Location:Mt Edith, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚05.5854S, 14537.4946E GPS coordinates:17˚05.5854S, 14537.4946E
  Date of photo: 31 December 2017 Date of photo: 31 December 2017
  Field No.: 6318 Field No.: 6318
     
  Acrothamnus spathaceus Acrothamnus spathaceus
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant in habitat on exposed rocky outcrop
  Location:Mt Edith, North Queensland Location:Mt Edith, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚05.5854S, 14537.4946E GPS coordinates:17˚05.5854S, 14537.4946E
  Date of photo: 31 December 2017 Date of photo: 31 December 2017
  Field No.: 6318 Field No.: 6318
     
  Acrothamnus spathaceus Acrothamnus spathaceus
 
  Description: Immature fruit Description: Plant
  Location:Mt Lewis National Park, North Queensland Location:Mt Lewis National Park, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚30.7690S, 14516.1150E GPS coordinates:16˚30.7690S, 14516.1150E
  Date of photo:7 January 2018 Date of photo:7 January 2018
  Field No.: 6334 Field No.: 6334
     
  Acrothamnus spathaceus Acrothamnus spathaceus
 
  Description:Flower and buds Description:Plant on creekbank
  Location:Davies Creek National Park, North Queensland Location:Davies Creek National Park, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚01.6242S, 14535.3994E GPS coordinates:17˚01.6242S, 14535.3994E
  Date of photo: 18 February 2018 Date of photo: 18 February 2018
  Field No.: 6382 Field No.: 6382
     
     
     

Reference accessed 3 March 2018):

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

Quinn, C.J., Brown, E.A., Heslewood, M.M. & Crayn, D.M., (2005) Generic concepts in Styphelieae (Ericaceae): the Cyathodes group. Australian Systematic Botany 18(5): 439-454

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Acrothamnus spathaceus