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Commersonia bartramia (L.) Merr.
Scrub Christmas Tree / Brown Kurrajong
Often confused with
Alphitonia sp.


  Commersonia bartramia Commersonia bartramia
 
Description:Flowers Description:Plant next to creek
   Location:Clifton Beach, North Queensland  Location:Clifton Beach, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:16˚46.1178S 145˚40.3001E  GPS coordinates:16˚46.1178S 145˚40.3001E
   Date of photo:29 December 2015  Date of photo:29 December 2015
   Field No.:3701A  Field No.:3701A
  Commersonia bartramia Commersonia bartramia
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers
   Location:Aeroglen, North Queensland  Location:Hartley's Creek, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:16˚53.2231S 145˚44.8784E  GPS coordinates:16˚39.146S 145˚34.063E
 Date of photo:29 December 2007  Date of photo:26 October 2008
   Field No.:U733  Field No.:U734
     
  Commersonia bartramia Commersonia bartramia
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Branch
   Location:Aeroglen, North Queensland  Location:Aeroglen, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:16˚53.2231S 145˚44.8784E  GPS coordinates:16˚53.2231S 145˚44.8784E
   Date of photo:29 December 2007  Date of photo:29 December 2007
   Field No.:U733  Field No.:U733
     
  Commersonia bartramia Commersonia bartramia
 
  Description:Fruit Description:Fruits
   Location:Clifton Beach, North Queensland  Location:Clifton Beach, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:16˚46.1178S 145˚40.3001E  GPS coordinates:16˚46.1178S 145˚40.3001E
   Date of photo:29 December 2015  Date of photo:29 December 2015
   Field No.:3701A  Field No.:3701A
     
     

 

References (accessed 13 September 2017):

Wilkins, C.F. & Whitlock, B.A. (2011), A revision of Commersonia including Rulingia (Malvaceae s.l. or Byttneriaceae). 
Australian Systematic Botany 24(5):226-283

Williams, K.A.W. (1980), 
Native Plants of Queensland, 1
:72

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

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Commersonia bartramia