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Petalostigma banksii Britten & S.Moore
Quinine Bush
Common in the savannah woodland in North Queensland.
It was collected by Banks and Solander at Cooktown in 1770. This species has glabrous leaves.


  Petalostigma banksii Petalostigma banksii
 
  Description:Fruit Description:Plant with fruit
  Location:Lappa to Mt Garnet, North Queensland Location:Lappa to Mt Garnet, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚24.8490S, 14454.6126E GPS coordinates:17˚24.8490S, 14454.6126E
  Date: 9 April 2017 Date: 9 April 2017
  Field No.: 6045 Field No.: 6045
     
  Petalostigma banksii Petalostigma banksii
Description:Leaves Description:Plant in habitat. Growing with Platysace valida
  Location:Battle Camp Road, Cooktown, North Queensland Location:Battle Camp Road, Cooktown, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚17.3298S 144˚51.4194E GPS coordinates:15˚17.3298S 144˚51.4194E
  Date: 30 January 2016 Date: 30 January 2016
  Field No.: 3872 Field No.: 3872

 

References (accessed 20 April 2017): 

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

Airy Shaw, H.K. (1980), A partial synopsis of the Euphorbiaceae - Platylobeae of Australia (excluding Phyllanthus, Euphorbia and Calycopeplus). Kew Bulletin 35(3):661-665

 

 

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