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Lithomyrtus obtusa  (Endl.) N.Snow & Guymer
Beach myrtella
A  plant found in the heathland  of  North Queensland and common around Cairns in the dunes behind the beaches. One of the plants collected by Banks and Solander in 1770.


  Lithomyrtus obtusa Lithomyrtus obtusa
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flower
  Location:Redden Island, Cairns, North Queensland Location:Redden Island, Cairns, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚51.671S  145˚45.324E GPS coordinates:16˚51.671S  145˚45.324E
  Date of photo:26th April 2014 Date of photo:26th April 2014
  Field No.:2486 Field No.:2486
     
  Lithomyrtus obtusa Lithomyrtus obtusa
 
  Description:Flower and leaves Description:Small plant in dunes
  Location: Heathlands, Cape York Peninsula Location: Cape Bedford, Cape York Peninsula
  GPS coordinates: 11˚06.170S 142˚20.369E GPS: N/A
  Date of photo:11th July 2010 Date of photo:22nd March 2011
  Field No.:U423 Field No.:U424
     
  Lithomyrtus obtusa Lithomyrtus obtusa
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flowering plant
  Location:Redden Island, Cairns, North Queensland Location:Redden Island, Cairns, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚51.671S  145˚45.324E GPS coordinates:16˚51.671S  145˚45.324E
  Date of photo:26th April 2014 Date of photo:26th April 2014
  Field No.:2486 Field No.:2486
     

References (accessed 20th April 2015):

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

Snow, N. & Guymer, G.P., (1999) Systematic and cladistic studies of Myrtella F.Muell. and Lithomyrtus F.Muell. (Myrtaceae). Austrobaileya. 5(2): 182-199

 

 

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