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Barringtonia calyptrata (R.Br. ex Miers) R.Br ex F.M. Bailey
Barringtonia
The only Barringtonia to grow inland from the beach.This species was collected by Banks and Solander at Lizard Island in 1770.
 
Barringtonia calyptrata

Barringtonia calyptrata
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Oakey Rd, Cooktown, North Queensland Location:Oakey Rd, Cooktown, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚31.102S ,145˚06.576E GPS coordinates:15˚31.102S ,145˚06.576E
  Date of photo:30 September 2012 Date of photo:30 September 2012
  Field No.: 1648 Field No.: 1648
     
  Barringtonia calyptrata Barringtonia calyptrata
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Oakey Rd, Cooktown, North Queensland Location:Bruce Highway, Moresby, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚31.102S ,145˚06.576E GPS coordinates: N/A
  Date of photo:30 September 2012 Date of photo:11 May 2008
  Field No.: 1648 Field No.: U699
     

 

 

References (accessed 8 March 2017):

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

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

Henderson, R.J.F. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1982), Lecythidaceae. Flora of Australia 8:4-5

Williams, K.A.W. (1984), Native Plants of Queensland 2
:54

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Barringtonia calyptrata