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Heritiera littoralis Aiton
Keeled Pod Mangrove
This mangrove has buttress roots and distinctive keeled fruit.

     
  Heritiera littoralis Heritiera littoralis
 
  Description:Female flower (3mm) Description:Flowers
  Location:Thomatis Creek, Holloway's Beach, North Queensland Location:Thomatis Creek, Holloway's Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 16˚49.8276S 145˚43.9788E GPS coordinates: 16˚49.8276S 145˚43.9788E
  Date of photo:3 April 2016 Date of photo:3 April 2016
  Field No.:3928 Field No.:3928
     
  Heritiera littoralis Heritiera littoralis
 
  Description:Flowering plant Description:Flower spike
  Location:Thomatis Creek, Holloway's Beach, North Queensland Location:Thomatis Creek, Holloway's Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 16˚49.8276S 145˚43.9788E GPS coordinates: 16˚49.8276S 145˚43.9788E
  Date of photo:3 April 2016 Date of photo:3 April 2016
  Field No.:3928 Field No.:3928
     
  Heritiera littoralis Heritiera littoralis
 
  Description:Flower spikes Description:Old flower spike
  Location:Thomatis Creek, Holloway's Beach, North Queensland Location:Thomatis Creek, Holloway's Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 16˚49.8276S 145˚43.9788E GPS coordinates: 16˚49.8276S 145˚43.9788E
  Date of photo:3 April 2016 Date of photo:3 April 2016
  Field No.:3928 Field No.:3928
     
Heritiera littoralis Heritiera littoralis
 
Description:Buttress roots Description:Leaves and trunk
  Location:Marrdja Boardwalk, Cape Tribulation, North Queensland Location:Marrdja Boardwalk, Cape Tribulation, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚08.387S 145˚26.353E GPS coordinates:16˚08.387S 145˚26.353E
Date of photo:22 October 2007 Date of photo:29 December 2013
Field No.:U376 Field No.:2329
     
Heritiera littoralis Heritiera littoralis
 
Description:Keeled pod Description:Fruit
Location:Barron River, Aeroglen, North Queensland Location:Barron River, Aeroglen, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚52.237S 145˚44.264E GPS coordinates:16˚52.237S 145˚44.264E
Date of photo:2 September 2012 Date of photo:2 September 2012
Field No.:1617 Field No.:1617
     
  Heritiera littoralis Heritiera littoralis
 
  Description:Leaves Description:Fruit
  Location:Somerset Beach, Cape York, North Queensland Location:Somerset Beach, Cape York, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:10˚44.542S 142˚35.581E GPS coordinates:10˚44.542S 142˚35.581E
  Date of photo:9 June 2013 Date of photo:9 June 2013
  Field No.:2117B Field No.:2117B
     

 

References(accessed 9 April 2016):

http://keys.trin.org.au:8080/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Heritiera_littoralis.htm

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



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Heritiera littoralis