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Excoecaria

Excoecaria agallocha L.
Blind-your-eye mangrove
Commonly known as 'blind your eye' or 'milky' mangrove because of the milky alkaline sap. Common in northern Australia. There are separate male and female plants.

  Excoecaria agallocha Excoecaria agallocha
 
  Description:Male buds Description:Leaves and fruits
  Location:Aeroglen, North Queensland Location:Aeroglen, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚54.027S,145˚45.173E GPS coordinates:16˚54.027S,145˚45.173E
  Date of photo:29 December 2007 Date of photo:4  March 2007
  Field No.:U274 Field No.: U275
 
  Excoecaria agallocha Excoecaria agallocha
 
  Description: Male Flowers Description: Plant with mistletoe Amyema mackayensis
  Location:Daintree Ferry, North Queensland Location:Gladstone, Central Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚15.5663S,145˚23.9394E GPS Coordinates:N/A
  Date of photo:6 January 2007 Date of photo:4th November 2010
  Field No.: U276 Field No.: U277
     
  Excoecaria agallocha Excoecaria agallocha
 
  Description: Leaves Description: Tree
  Location: Cooktown foreshore, North Queensland Location: Cooktown foreshore, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚27.717S,145˚14.993E GPS coordinates:15˚27.717S,145˚14.993E
  Date of photo:23 March 2010 Date of photo:23 March 2010
  Field No.: U278 Field No.:  U278
     
  Excoecaria agallocha Excoecaria agallocha
 
  Description:Plant as host for Lysiana maritima (FN:4057) Description:Plant as host for Lysiana maritima (FN:4057)
  Location: Burketown wharf, Burketown,  North West Queensland Location: Burketown wharf, Burketown,  North West Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚44.0130S, 139°35.5284E GPS coordinates:17˚44.0130S, 139°35.5284E
  Date of photo:8 July 2016 Date of photo:8 July 2016
  Field No.:4058 voucher  specimen Field No.:4058 voucher  specimen
     
  Excoecaria agallocha Excoecaria agallocha
 
  Description: Male flowers Description: Male flowers
  Location: Cocoa Ceek,Cape Cleveland, North Queensland Location: Cocoa Ceek,Cape Cleveland, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:19˚17.2758S,146˚59.1102E GPS coordinates:19˚17.2758S,146˚59.1102E
  Date of photo:22 December 2016 Date of photo:22 December 2016
  Field No.: 5781 Field No.: 5781
     
  Excoecaria agallocha Excoecaria agallocha
 
  Description: Female flowers Description: Female flowers
  Location:Trinity Park, North Queensland Location:Trinity Park, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚48.0366S,145˚42.4602E GPS coordinates:16˚48.0366S,145˚42.4602E
  Date of photo:18 January 2017 Date of photo:18 January 2017
  Field No.: 5943 Field No.: 5943
     

 

Reference (accessed 26 January 2017):

http://keys.trin.org.au:8080/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Excoecaria_agallocha.htm

https://www.daf.qld.gov.au/fisheries/habitats/marine-plants-including-mangroves/common-mangroves/milky-mangrove

https://www.childrens.health.qld.gov.au/plants/shrub-tree/milky-mangrove-excoecaria-agallocha/

 

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Excoecaria agallocha