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Erythrophleum chlorostachys (F.Muell.) Baill.
Cooktown Ironwood
This tree is common in the savannah woodlands of Northern Australia. Splinters of this wood cause a local skin reaction.
This species was collected by Banks and Solander at Cooktown in 1770.


  Erythrophleum chlorostachys Erythrophleum chlorostachys
 
  Description:Seedpods Description:Leaves
  Location:Croydon Dam, Croydon, North Queensland Location:Maytown, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:18˚10.8790S, 14215.6620E GPS coordinates:16˚03.0720S, 14417.3478E
  Date: 25 June 2009 Date: 28 July 2017
  Field No.:U906 Field No.:6202
     
  Erythrophleum chlorostachys Erythrophleum chlorostachys
 
  Description:Leaf - underside Description:Leaves
  Location:Maytown, North Queensland Location:Maytown, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚03.0720S, 14417.3478E GPS coordinates:16˚03.0720S, 14417.3478E
  Date: 28 July 2017 Date: 28 July 2017
  Field No.:6202 Field No.:6202
     
  Erythrophleum chlorostachys Erythrophleum chlorostachys
 
  Description:Tree Description:Tree in habitat
  Location:Croydon Dam, Croydon, North Queensland Location:Maytown, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:18˚10.8790S, 14215.6620E GPS coordinates:16˚03.0720S, 14417.3478E
  Date: 25 June 2009 Date: 28 July 2017
  Field No.:U906 Field No.:6202
     

 

 

References (accessed 12 August 2017):

Beasley J (2009),
Plants of Cape York, John Beasley

Ross, J.H. in McCarthy, P.M. (ed.) (1998), Erythrophleum. Flora of Australia 12: 70

Williams, K.A.W. (1984),
Native Plants of Queensland 2:
128

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