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Castanospermum

Castanospermum australe A.Cunn.ex Mudie 
Black Bean Tree

Common in North Queensland rainforests. The local lorikeets enjoy these flowers.This species was collected by Banks and Solander at Cooktown in 1770.

Castanospermum australe Castanospermum australe
Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location:Cow Bay, Daintree Rainforest, North Queensland Location:Cow Bay, Daintree Rainforest, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 16˚12.8226S,145˚25.0584E GPS coordinates: 16˚12.8226S,145˚25.0584E
  Date:25th October 2015 Date:25th October 2015
  Field No.: 3667 Field No.: 3667
     
  Castanospermum australe Castanospermum australe
 
Description:Flowers Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location:Cow Bay, Daintree Rainforest, North Queensland Location:Cow Bay, Daintree Rainforest, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 16˚12.8226S,145˚25.0584E GPS coordinates: 16˚12.8226S,145˚25.0584E
  Date:25th October 2015 Date:25th October 2015
  Field No.: 3667 Field No.: 3667
     
     
  Castanospermum australe Castanospermum australe
 
  Description:Pod and seeds Description:Tree on roadside
  Location:Cow Bay, Daintree Rainforest, North Queensland Location:Cow Bay, Daintree Rainforest, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 16˚12.8226S,145˚25.0584E GPS coordinates: 16˚12.8226S,145˚25.0584E
  Date:25th October 2015 Date:25th October 2015
  Field No.: 3667 Field No.: 3667
     
     
     

 

References (accessed 12th December 2015):

Williams, K.A.W. (1980), Native Plants of Queensland 1:64

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

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

https://www.anbg.gov.au/gnp/interns-2002/castanospermum-australe.html

 

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Castanospermum australe