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Archirhodomyrtus beckleri (F.Muell.) A.J.Scott
Rose Myrtle
A rainforest tree from North Queensland. The flowers can be white or pink.

Archirhodomyrtus beckleri Archirhodomyrtus beckleri
 
Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location: Barron Falls Station, Kuranda, North Queensland Location: Barron Falls Station, Kuranda, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚50.1990S, 14538.6364E GPS coordinates:16˚50.1990S, 14538.6364E
Date of photo:26 December 2018 Date of photo:26 December 2018
  Field No.:6309 Field No.:6309
     
Archirhodomyrtus beckleri Archirhodomyrtus beckleri
  Description:Leaf Description:Leaf - underside
  Location: Barron Falls Station, Kuranda, North Queensland Location: Barron Falls Station, Kuranda, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚50.1990S, 14538.6364E GPS coordinates:16˚50.1990S, 14538.6364E
Date of photo:26 December 2018 Date of photo:26 December 2018
  Field No.:6309 Field No.:6309
     
  Archirhodomyrtus beckleri Archirhodomyrtus beckleri
 
  Description:Flower - side view Description:Leaves
  Location: Barron Falls Station, Kuranda, North Queensland Location: Barron Falls Station, Kuranda, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚50.1990S, 14538.6364E GGPS coordinates:16˚50.1990S, 14538.6364E
  Date of photo:26 December 2018 Date of photo:26 December 2018
  Field No.:6309 Field No.:6309
     

 

 

References (accessed 1 July 2018):

Identified by Tony Bean  of the Queensland Herbarium


Williams, K.A.W. (1984), Native Plants of Queensland 2: 44

Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (1994), Fruits of the Rainforest: 40-41

Scott, A.J. (1978), A revision of Rhodomyrtus (Myrtaceae). Kew Bulletin 33(2): 326

http://anpsa.org.au/a-bec.html

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

 

 

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Archirhodomyrtus beckleri