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Adansonia gregorii  F.Muell.             
Boab
The iconic Boab tree of the Kimberleys. Presented here as a mistletoe host
for Dendrophthoe acacioides.



Adansonia gregorii Adansonia gregorii
 
  Description:Tree in dry season Description:Tree as host for Dendrophthoe acacioides
  Location:Jasper Gorge, Northern Territory Location:Kununurra to Wyndham, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:16˚01.9344S, 130°48.6066E GPS coordinates:15˚52.0127S, 128°55.0006E
  Date of photo:11 July 2016 Date of photo:13 July 2016
Field No.:4087 Field No.:5009
     
  Adansonia gregorii Adansonia gregorii
 
  Description:Leaves on seedling Description:Tree as host for Dendrophthoe acacioides
  Location:14 K N of Lake Argyle, Western Australia Location:Kununurra to Wyndham, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:16˚02.1606S, 128°48.9810E GPS coordinates:15˚52.0127S, 128°55.0006E
  Date of photo:14 July 2016 Date of photo:13 July 2016
  Field No.:5034 Field No.:5009 voucher specimen
     
  Adansonia gregorii Adansonia gregorii
 
  Description:Leaves Description:Tree with fruit
  Location:Willare, Kimberleys, Western Australia Location:Willare, Kimberleys, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:17˚40.1320S, 123°26.9150E GPS coordinates:17˚40.1320S, 123°26.9150E
  Date of photo:19 June 2017 Date of photo:19 June 2017
  Field No.:6137 Field No.:6137
     
  Adansonia gregorii Adansonia gregorii
 
  Description:Boab trees on scarp Description:Tree
  Location:Tunnel Creek, Kimberleys, Western Australia Location:Derby 'Prison Tree', Derby, Kimberleys, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:17˚38.8306S, 125°11.2018E GPS coordinates:17˚21.0620S, 123°40.1470E
  Date of photo:19 June 2017 Date of photo:19 June 2017
  Field No.:6156A Field No.:6157
     
     
  Adansonia gregorii Adansonia gregorii
 
  Description:Trunk Description:Tree on roadside
  Location:Derby 'Prison Tree', Derby, Kimberleys, Western Australia Location:Willare, Kimberleys, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:17˚21.0620S, 123°40.1470E GPS coordinates:17˚40.1320S, 123°26.9150E
  Date of photo:19 June 2017 Date of photo:19 June 2017
  Field No.:6157 Field No.:6137
     
     

 

References (accessed 12 August 2017):

http://anpsa.org.au/APOL2006/nov06-2.html

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

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/4995


http://www.uq.edu.au/nuq/jack/BoabOrigins.html



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Roger Fryer and Jill Newland  2016 - 2017

 

 

 

 

Adansonia gregorii