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Mallotus nesophilus Mull. Arg.
Yellow Ball Flower
This species is dioecious with male and female plants.


  Mallotus nesophilus Mallotus  nesophilus
Description:Female flowers Description:Male flowers
  Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1909.1980S 14652.1628E GPS coordinates:1909.1026S 14652.1004E
  Date:24 December 2016 Date:24 December 2016
  Field No.:5784 Field No.:5794
     
  Mallotus nesophilus Mallotus  nesophilus
 
  Description:Male flower spike Description:Female flower spikes
  Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1909.1026S 14652.1004E GPS coordinates:1909.1980S 14652.1628E
  Date:24 December 2016 Date:24 December 2016
  Field No.:5794 Field No.:5784
     
  Mallotus nesophilus Mallotus  nesophilus
  Description:Male plant Description:Female plant
Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1909.1026S 14652.1004E GPS coordinates:1909.1402S 14652.1919E
  Date:24 December 2016 Date:31 March 2013
  Field No.:5794 Field No.:2021
     
  Mallotus nesophilus Mallotus  nesophilus
 
  Description: Fruit Description:Leaves and fruit
  Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland Location:Arcadia Jetty, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1909.1402S 14652.192E GPS coordinates:1909.1402S 14652.192E
  Date:20 April 2014 Date:20 April 2014
  Field No.:2479 Field No.:2479
     
  Mallotus nesophilus Mallotus  nesophilus
 
  Description:Developing fruit Description:Fruit and leaves
  Location:Great Northern Highway, S of Broome, Western Australia Location:Great Northern Highway, S of Broome, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:18˚00.7790S, 12235.6270E GPS coordinates:18˚00.7790S, 12235.6270E
  Date:18 June 2017 Date:18 June 2017
  Field No.:6108 Field No.:6108
     
     
 
  Description:Male flowers Description:Leaf in dry season
  Location:Great Northern Highway, S of Broome, Western Australia Location:Great Northern Highway, S of Broome, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:18˚00.7790S, 12235.6270E GPS coordinates:18˚00.7790S, 12235.6270E
  Date:18 June 2017 Date:18 June 2017
  Field No.:6108 Field No.:6108
     
 
  Description:Leaf - underside Description:Tree in habitat
  Location:Great Northern Highway, S of Broome, Western Australia Location:Great Northern Highway, S of Broome, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:18˚00.7790S, 12235.6270E GPS coordinates:18˚00.7790S, 12235.6270E
  Date:18 June 2017 Date:18 June 2017
  Field No.:6108 Field No.:6108
     

 

References (accessed 28 December 2016):

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

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

Forster, P.I. (1999), A taxonomic revision of Mallotus Lour. (Euphorbiaceae) in Australia. Austrobaileya 5(3):457-497


https://www.jcu.edu.au/discover-nature-at-jcu/plants/plants-on-cairns-campus/mallotus-nesophilus



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