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Dactyliophora

Dactyliophora novaeguineae (F.M.Bailey) Danser  
Grows in Australia only at remote Portland Roads on Cape York Peninsula. Several plants were identified in one Thespesia populnea tree close to the shore. A beautiful plant which we revisited in June 2013.

   
Dactyliophora novaeguineae Dactyliophora novaeguineae
Description:Flowers with green ants Description:Buds
Location: Portland Roads, North Queensland Location: Portland Roads, North Queensland
GPS coordinates: 12˚ 35.792S 143˚ 24.672E GPS coordinates:12˚ 35.792S 143˚ 24.672E
Host  plant:Thespesia populnea Host  plant:Thespesia populnea
Date of photo:17th July 2010 Date of photo:1st June 2013
Field No.:732 Field No.:2077
 
Dactyliophora novaeguineae Dactyliophora novaeguineae
Description:Fruits Description:Buds
Location: Portland Roads, North Queensland Location:Portland Roads, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:12˚ 35.792S 143˚ 24.672E GPS coordinates:12˚ 35.792S 143˚ 24.672E
Host  plant:Thespesia populnea Host  plant:Thespesia populnea
Date of photo:17th July 2010 Date of photo:17th July 2010
Field No.:732 Field No.:732
   
Dactyliophora novaeguineae
 
Description:Whole plant  
Location:Portland Roads, North Queensland  
GPS coordinates:12˚ 35.792S 143˚ 24.672E  
Host  plant:Thespesia populnea  
Date of photo:1st June 2013  
Field No.:2077  
   
     


Reference (accessed 24th February 2015):

http://keys.trin.org.au:8080/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Dactyliophora_novae-guineae.htm


Barlow, B.A. in George, A.S., (Ed) (1984) 
Flora of Australia 22: 91



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Dactyliophora novaeguineae