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Aleurites rockinghamensis (Baill.) P.I.Forst.
Candlenut
This tree has silvery hairs on its new leaves and is readily recognisable in the rainforest.



  Aleurites rockinghamensis Aleurites rockinghamensis
 
  Description:Silvery new leaves Description:Mature leaf
  Location:Road to Cape Tribulation, Diwan, North Queensland Location:Road to Cape Tribulation, Diwan, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚11.6142S, 14524.8328E GPS coordinates:16˚11.6142S, 14524.8328E
  Date: 13 January 2019 Date: 13 January 2019
  Field No.: 7626 Field No.: 7626
     
  Aleurites rockinghamensis Aleurites rockinghamensis
 
  Description:Male flowers Description:Branch
  Location:Road to Cape Tribulation, Diwan, North Queensland Location:Road to Cape Tribulation, Diwan, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚11.6142S, 14524.8328E GPS coordinates:16˚11.6142S, 14524.8328E
  Date: 13 January 2019 Date: 13 January 2019
  Field No.: 7626 Field No.: 7626
     
  Aleurites rockinghamensis Aleurites rockinghamensis
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Tree
  Location:Road to Cape Tribulation, Diwan, North Queensland Location:Road to Cape Tribulation, Diwan, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚11.6142S, 14524.8328E GPS coordinates:16˚11.6142S, 14524.8328E
  Date: 13 January 2019 Date: 13 January 2019
  Field No.: 7626 Field No.: 7626
     
  Aleurites rockinghamensis Aleurites rockinghamensis
 
Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Tree
  Location:Road to Cape Tribulation, Diwan, North Queensland Location:Road to Cape Tribulation, Diwan, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚11.6142S, 14524.8328E GPS coordinates:16˚11.6142S, 14524.8328E
  Date: 13 January 2019 Date: 13 January 2019
  Field No.: 7626 Field No.: 7626
     

 

References (accessed 16 April 2019):

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

https://www.jcu.edu.au/discover-nature-at-jcu/plants/plants-by-scientific-name2/aleurites-rockinghamensis


Forster, P.I. (1996), A taxonomic revision of Aleurites J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. (Euphorbiaceae) in Australia and New Guinea. Muelleria 9:8

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Aleurites rockinghamensis