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Decaschistia peninsularis Craven & Fryxell
This delightful small Hibiscus grows on roadsides near Weipa on Cape York Peninsula, North Queensland.

     
  Decaschistia peninsularis Decaschistia peninsularis
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flowers
  Location:Mapoon to Weipa Road, North Queensland Location:Mapoon to Weipa Road, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:12˚18.0992S, 145˚53.6940E GPS coordinates:12˚18.0992S, 145˚53.6940E
  Date of photo:21 April 2016 Date of photo:21 April 2016
  Field No.:3939 Field No.:3939
     
  Decaschistia peninsularis Decaschistia peninsularis
 
  Description:Flowering plant Description:Flowering plants
  Location:Mapoon to Weipa Road, North Queensland Location:Mapoon to Weipa Road, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:12˚18.0992S, 145˚53.6940E GPS coordinates:12˚18.0992S, 145˚53.6940E
  Date of photo:21 April 2016 Date of photo:21 April 2016
  Field No.:3939 Field No.:3939

 

References:(accessed 17 March 2017)

Craven, L.A. & Fryxell, P.A. (1989), Two new species of Decaschistia (Malvaceae) from Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 2(4):461-468

Beasley J (2009), Plants of Cape York, John Beasley


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Decaschistia peninsularis