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*Harungana madagascariensis Lam.ex Poir
Dragon's Blood
This tree is an invasive weed from Madagascar. It is a restricted invasive plant under the Biosecurity Act 2014.  It is common on the road to Bramston Beach, near Babinda in North Queensland.

  Harungana madagascariensis Harungana madagascariensis
 
Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
   Location:Bramston Beach Road, North Queensland  Location:Bramston Beach Road, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:17˚22.9620S, 14558.9554E  GPS coordinates:17˚22.9620S, 14558.9554E
   Date of photo:9 October 2016  Date of photo:9 October 2016
   Field No.:5723  Field No.:5723
     
  Harungana madagascariensis Harungana madagascariensis
 
Description:Leaf Description:Leaf - underside
   Location:Bramston Beach Road, North Queensland  Location:Bramston Beach Road, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:17˚22.9620S, 14558.9554E  GPS coordinates:17˚22.9620S, 14558.9554E
   Date of photo:9 October 2016  Date of photo:9 October 2016
   Field No.:5723  Field No.:5723
     
  Harungana madagascariensis Harungana madagascariensis
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
   Location:Bramston Beach Road, North Queensland  Location:Bramston Beach Road, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:17˚22.9620S, 14558.9554E  GPS coordinates:17˚22.9620S, 14558.9554E
   Date of photo:9 October 2016  Date of photo:9 October 2016
   Field No.:5723  Field No.:5723
     
  Harungana madagascariensis Harungana madagascariensis
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Tree on roadside
   Location:Bramston Beach Road, North Queensland  Location:Bramston Beach Road, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:17˚22.9620S, 14558.9554E GPS coordinates:17˚22.9620S, 14558.9554E
   Date of photo:9 October 2016  Date of photo:9 October 2016
   Field No.:5723  Field No.:5723
     
     

References (accessed 13 August 2017):

Identified by Tony Bean, Queensland Herbarium, Brisbane

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


https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industries/farms-fishing-forestry/agriculture/land-management/health-pests-weeds-diseases/weeds-diseases/invasive-plants/restricted/harungana

https://www.daf.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0010/66457/ipa-harungana-pp121.pdf

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*Harungana madagascariensis