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Abelmoschus moschatus  Medik.   

Ab
elmoschus moschatus subsp. tuberosis (Span.) Borss. Waalk.    
Native Rosella 

A beautiful plant which flowers just after the wet season. Common in North Queensland.




Abelmoschus moschatus subsp. tuberosis Abelmoschus moschatus subsp. tuberosis
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Chillagoe, North Queensland Location:Tinaroo Creek Road, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1710.703S 14430.200E GPS coordinates:1706.861S 14532.266E
  Date of photo:31 October 2010 Date of photo:1  March 2015
  Field No.:U1 Field No.:3024
     
  Abelmoschus moschatus subsp. tuberosis Abelmoschus moschatus subsp. tuberosis
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flower - a tasty snack for a bug
  Location:Chillagoe, North Queensland Location:Mt Fox, West of Ingham, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1710.703S 14430.200E GPS coordinates:1850.2650S 14545.5840E
  Date of photo:31 October 2010 Date of photo:22 March  2008
  Field No.:U1 Field No.:U2
     
  Abelmoschus moschatus subsp. tuberosis Abelmoschus moschatus subsp. tuberosis
 
  Description:Bud and old flower Description:Plant
  Location:Tinaroo Creek Road, North Queensland Location:Tinaroo Creek Road, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1706.861S 14532.266E GPS coordinates:1706.861S 14532.266E
  Date of photo:1 March 2015 Date of photo:1 March 2015
  Field No.:3024 Field No.:3024
     

 

References (accessed 1 October 2017):

http://anpsa.org.au/a-mos.html

http://www.florabank.org.au/lucid/key/species%20navigator/media/html/Abelmoschus_moschatus_subsp._tuberosus.htm

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

Williams, K.A.W., (1980) Native Plants of Queensland. 1:2




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Abelmoschus moschatus