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Rhododendron

Rhododendron lochiae F.Muell.
Native Rhododendron
These beautiful plants grow on the tops of the highest mountains in North Queensland. There has been debate as to whether there are one or two species in North Queensland but APNI now only lists one.


Rhododendron lochiae Rhododendron lochiae
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Plant in habitat
  Location: Mt Lewis, North Queensland Location:Mt Bartle Frere, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚30.769S  145˚16.115E GPS coordinates:N/A
  Date of photo:5th January 2014 Date of photo:6th July 2010
  Field No.: 2333 Field No.:U558
   
Rhododendron lochiae Rhododendron lochiae
 
Description:Flower buds Description:Whole plant growing in rock crevice.
  Location: Mt Lewis, North Queensland Location: Mt Lewis, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚30.769S  145˚16.115E GPS coordinates:16˚30.769S  145˚16.115E
  Date of photo:5th January 2014 Date of photo:5th January 2014
  Field No.: 2333 Field No.: 2333
     
  Rhododendron lochiae Rhododendron lochiae
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Leaves
  Location: Mt Lewis, North Queensland Location: Mt Lewis, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚30.769S  145˚16.115E GPS coordinates:16˚30.769S  145˚16.115E
  Date of photo:5th January 2014 Date of photo:8th October 2010
  Field No.: 2333 Field No.: U557
     

References (accessed 3rd February 2015):

http://anpsa.org.au/r-loc.html

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

http://www.anbg.gov.au/gallery/rhododendron-viriosum-oconnor-2007.html

http://www.vireya.net/archive/WithersAusJ92.pdf

 

 

 

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