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Homalanthus

Homalanthus novo-guineensis (Warb.) Lauterb.& K.Schum.
Bleeding Heart
Common around Cairns.The older leaves turn red.
This species was collected by Banks and Solander at Cooktown in 1770.

  Homolanthus novo-guineensis Homolanthus novo-guineensis
 
Description:Female flowers Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location:Mowbray River, Mossman, North Queensland Location:Mowbray River, Mossman, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚33.1812S 145˚28.9692E GPS coordinates:16˚33.1812S 145˚28.9692E
  Date: 15 May 2016 Date: 15 May 2016
  Field No.: 4031 Field No.: 4031
     
  Homolanthus novo-guineensis Homolanthus novo-guineensis
 
  Description:Female flowers Description:Leaf with red coloring
  Location:Mowbray River, Mossman, North Queensland Location:Mowbray River, Mossman, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚33.1812S 145˚28.9692E GPS coordinates:16˚33.1812S 145˚28.9692E
  Date: 15 May 2016 Date: 15 May 2016
  Field No.: 4031 Field No.: 4031
     
  Homolanthus novo-guineensis Homolanthus novo-guineensis
 
  Description:Leaves and flower spike Description:Leaf
  Location:Mowbray River, Mossman, North Queensland Location:Mowbray River, Mossman, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚33.1812S 145˚28.9692E GPS coordinates:16˚33.1812S 145˚28.9692E
  Date: 15 May 2016 Date: 15 May 2016
  Field No.: 4031 Field No.: 4031
     
  Homolanthus novo-guineensis Homolanthus novo-guineensis
 
  Description:Underside of leaf Description:Tree in habitat
  Location:Mowbray River, Mossman, North Queensland Location:Mowbray River, Mossman, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚33.1812S 145˚28.9692E GPS coordinates:16˚33.1812S 145˚28.9692E
  Date: 15 May 2016 Date: 15 May 2016
  Field No.: 4031 Field No.: 4031

 

References (accessed 10 June 2016):

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

Beasley J (2006), Plants of Tropical North Queensland, Footloose Publications






 

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Homalanthus novo-guineensis