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Xylocarpus granatum J.Koenig
Cannonball Mangrove

Distinguished from Xylocarpus moluccensis by the smooth bark. The common name is derived from its large spherical fruit.

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Description:Flower Description:Flower head
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:25th April 2008 Date of photo:6th January 2008
Field No.:U689 Field No.:U690
       
  Xylocarpus granatum Xylocarpus granatum  
   
  Description:Fruit and tree with smooth bark Description:Cannonball fruit
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:6th January 2008 Date of photo:22nd October 2007
Field No.:U690 Field No.:U691
       
  Xylocarpus granatum Xylocarpus granatum  
   
  Description:Compound leaves Description:Compound leaves  
  Location:Saltwater Creek, Aeroglen, North Queensland Location:Saltwater Creek, Aeroglen, North Queensland  
  GPS coordinates:16˚53.873S,145˚45.218E GPS coordinates:16˚53.873S,145˚45.218E  
  Date of photo:3rd May 2014 Date of photo:3rd May 2014  
  Field No.:2488A Field No.:2488A  
       
  Xylocarpus granatum Xylocarpus granatum  
   
  Description:Tree showing smooth bark Description:Tree showing smooth bark  
  Location:Cooktown, North Queensland Location:Saltwater Creek, Aeroglen, North Queensland  
  GPS coordinates:15˚27.717S, 145˚14.993E GPS coordinates:16˚53.873S,145˚45.218E  
  Date of photo:9th August 2007 Date of photo:3rd May 2014  
  Field No.:U692 Field No.:2488A  
       


References (accessed 21st February 2016):


http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/4522

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

Mabberley, D.J. in Wilson A.J.G. (ed.), (2013) Meliaceae. Flora of Australia 26: 7-8

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Xylocarpus granatum