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Camptostemon
Camptostemon schultzii Mast. 
Kapok Mangrove
This mangrove grows on western half of the northern Australian coast. The plants were not flowering at the time of the visit but are presented as a host for the mistletoe Amyema thalassia.

     
  Camptostemon schultzii Camptostemon schultzii
 
  Description:Leaves Description:Stilt roots
  Location:Derby Wharf, Derby, Western Australia Location:Derby Wharf, Derby, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:17˚17.6646S, 123°36.5178E GPS coordinates:17˚17.6646S, 123°36.5178E
  Date of photo:22 July 2016 Date of photo:22 July 2016
  Field No.:5121 Field No.:5121
     
  Camptostemon schultzii Camptostemon schultzii
 
  Description:Silvery undersides of leaves Description:White bark
  Location:Derby Wharf, Derby, Western Australia Location:Derby Wharf, Derby, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:17˚17.6646S, 123°36.5178E GPS coordinates:17˚17.6646S, 123°36.5178E
  Date of photo:22 July 2016 Date of photo:22 July 2016
  Field No.:5121 Field No.:5121
     
  Camptostemon schultzii Camptostemon schultzii
 
  Description:Tree in mangrove habitat Description:Leaves
  Location:Derby Wharf, Derby, Western Australia Location:Derby Wharf, Derby, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:17˚17.6646S, 123°36.5178E GPS coordinates:17˚17.6646S, 123°36.5178E
  Date of photo:22 July 2016 Date of photo:22 July 2016
  Field No.:5121 Field No.:5121
     
  Camptostemon schultzii Camptostemon schultzii
 
  Description:Host with Amyema thalassia (FN:5120) Description:Leaves
  Location:Derby Wharf, Derby, Western Australia Location:Derby Wharf, Derby, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:17˚17.6646S, 123°36.5178E GPS coordinates:17˚17.6646S, 123°36.5178E
  Date of photo:22 July 2016 Date of photo:22 July 2016
  Field No.:5121 Field No.:5121
     
     

 

References(accessed 19 October 2016):

Duke N. C. (2006), Australia's Mangroves - the authoritative guide to Australia's mangrove plants, University of Queensland, Brisbane

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/4997

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Page edited 20 January 2017
Roger Fryer and Jill Newland  2016-2017

 

 

 

Camptostemon schultzii