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Rhodomyrtus macrocarpa
 Benth.

Finger Cherry
The fruit of this plant can be toxic.It grows in monsoon forest.
 



  Rhodomyrtus macrocarpa Rhodomyrtus macrocarpa  
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower and buds  
  Location:Redden Island, Machans Beach, North Queensland Location:Redden Island, Machans Beach, North Queensland  
  GPS coordinates:16˚51.6710S, 14545.3240E GPS coordinates:16˚51.6710S, 14545.3240E  
  Date of photo:26 April 2014 Date of photo:26 April 2014  
  Field No.:2487 Field No.:2487  
       
  Rhodomyrtus macrocarpa Rhodomyrtus macrocarpa  
   
  Description:Inflorescence Description:Inflorescence  
  Location:Redden Island, Machans Beach, North Queensland Location:Redden Island, Machans Beach, North Queensland  
  GPS coordinates:16˚51.6710S, 14545.3240E GPS coordinates:16˚51.6710S, 14545.3240E  
  Date of photo:1 April 2018 Date of photo:1 April 2018  
  Field No.:6439 Field No.:6439  
       
  Rhodomyrtus macrocarpa Rhodomyrtus macrocarpa  
  Description:Leaves Description:Branch  
  Location:Redden Island, Machans Beach, North Queensland Location:Redden Island, Machans Beach, North Queensland  
GPS coordinates:16˚51.6710S, 14545.3240E GPS coordinates:16˚51.6710S, 14545.3240E
  Date of photo:1 April 2018 Date of photo:1 April 2018  
  Field No.:6439 Field No.:6439  
  Rhodomyrtus macrocarpa Rhodomyrtus macrocarpa  
   
  Description:Trunk Description:Tree in swampy habitat  
  Location:Redden Island, Machans Beach, North Queensland Location:Redden Island, Machans Beach, North Queensland  
  GPS coordinates:16˚51.6710S, 14545.3240E GPS coordinates:16˚51.6710S, 14545.3240E  
  Date of photo:1 April 2018 Date of photo:1 April 2018  
  Field No.:6439 Field No.:6439  
       
       


References (accessed 22 April 2018):


Williams, K.A.W. (1987), Native Plants of Queensland 3: 274

Scott, A.J. (1978), A revision of Rhodomyrtus (Myrtaceae). Kew Bulletin 33(2): 321

Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (1994), Fruits of the Australian Treopical Rainforest: 345

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Rhodomyrtus macrocarpa