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Croton magneticus Airy Shaw
Magnetic Island Croton
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ndemic to North Queensland. This plant is listed as vulnerable.

  Croton magneticus Croton  magneticus
Description:Male flowers Description:Male flowers
  Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1909.1026S 14652.1004E GPS coordinates:1909.1026S 14652.1004E
  Date:24 December 2016 Date:24 December 2016
  Field No.:5789 Field No.:5789
     
  Croton  magneticus Croton  magneticus
 
  Description:Leaves Description:Plant
  Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1909.140S 14652.192E GPS coordinates:1909.140S 14652.192E
  Date:31 March 2013 Date:31 March 2013
  Field No.:2021 Field No.:2021
     
  Croton  magneticus Croton  magneticus
  Description:Leaves Description:Sprawling habit over rocks
Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1909.140S 14652.192E GPS coordinates:1909.140S 14652.192E
  Date:31 March 2013 Date:31 March 2013
  Field No.:2021 Field No.:2021
     
  Croton  magneticus Croton  magneticus
 
  Description: Fruit Description:Fruit
  Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1909.1980S 14652.1628E GPS coordinates:1909.1980S 14652.1628E
  Date:26 December 2016 Date:26 December 2016
  Field No.:5786A Field No.:5786A
     
  Croton  magneticus Croton  magneticus
 
  Description:Flower spike Description:Flower spike
  Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1909.140S 14652.192E GPS coordinates:1909.140S 14652.192E
  Date:31 March 2013 Date:31 March 2013
  Field No.:2021 Field No.:2021
     
     

 

References (accessed 28 December 2016):

Jackes Betsy R (2010), Plants of Magnetic Island, James Cook University (3rd edition (ebook)

http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/species/pubs/16681-conservation-advice.pdf

Forster, P.I., (2003) A taxonomic revision of Croton L. (Euphorbiaceae) in Australia. Austrobaileya 6(3): 389-390

 

 

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Croton magneticus