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Cardwellia sublimis F.Muell.
Northern Silky Oak
A beautiful tree from the rainforest in North Queensland. The sessile flowers are in pairs, with each pair on a short peduncle. The fruits are large and woody.

  Cardwellia sublimis Cardwellia sublimis
 
  Description:Flowers Description: Flowers
  Location:Diwan, Daintree, North Queensland Location:Diwan, Daintree, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚12.8208S, 14524.8664E GPS coordinates:16˚12.8208S, 14524.8664E
  Date of photo:5 November 2017 Date of photo:5 November 2017
  Field No.:6270 Field No.:6270
     
  Cardwellia sublimis Cardwellia sublimis
 
  Description:Flowers showing paired arrangement Description: Flowers
  Location:Diwan, Daintree, North Queensland Location:Diwan, Daintree, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚12.8208S, 14524.8664E GPS coordinates:16˚12.8208S, 14524.8664E
  Date of photo:5 November 2017 Date of photo:5 November 2017
Field No.:6270 Field No.:6270
     
  Cardwellia sublimis Cardwellia sublimis
 
Description:Flowering tree Description: Flowering tree
  Location:Diwan, Daintree, North Queensland Location:Diwan, Daintree, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚12.8208S, 14524.8664E GPS coordinates:16˚12.8208S, 14524.8664E
  Date of photo:5 November 2017 Date of photo:5 November 2017
  Field No.:6270 Field No.:6270
     
  Cardwellia sublimis Cardwellia sublimis
 
  Description: Old fruit Description:Old fruit and leaves
  Location:Diwan, Daintree, North Queensland Location:Diwan, Daintree, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚12.8208S, 14524.8664E GPS coordinates:16˚12.8208S, 14524.8664E
  Date of photo:5 November 2017 Date of photo:5 November 2017
  Field No.:6270 Field No.:6270
     
  Cardwellia sublimis Cardwellia sublimis
 
  Description:Tree Description:Trunk
  Location:Diwan, Daintree, North Queensland Location:Diwan, Daintree, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚12.8208S, 14524.8664E GPS coordinates:16˚12.8208S, 14524.8664E
  Date of photo:5 November 2017 Date of photo:5 November 2017
  Field No.:6270 Field No.:6270
     
     


References (accessed 27 November 2017):

Hyland, B.P.M. in McCarthy, P.M. (ed.) (1995), Cardwellia. Flora of Australia 16: 359,

Williams, K.A.W. (1984), Native Plants of Queensland 2: 70

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

https://www.anbg.gov.au/proteaceae/PDF/cardwellia-sublimis.pdf

 

 

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Cardwellia sublimis