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Bruguiera cylindrica (L.) Blume
Reflexed Orange Mangrove
Discovered in Trinity Inlet, Cairns in 2016. It  had not been previously identified as far south as Cairns and was growing with Bruguiera hainesii.

    Bruguiera cylindrica   Bruguiera cylindrica  
        
  Description:Calyces   Description:Calyces - side view
  Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland   Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland
             GPS coordinates:16˚56.8002S 145˚45.1188E   GPS coordinates:16˚56.8002S 145˚45.1188E
  Date of photo:17 April 2016   Date of photo:17 April 2016
    Field No.:3936   Field No.:3936  
     
    Bruguiera cylindrica   Bruguiera cylindrica  
       
  Description:Early fruit   Description:Leaves
  Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland   Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚56.8002S 145˚45.1188E   GPS coordinates:16˚56.8002S 145˚45.1188E
  Date of photo:17 April 2016   Date of photo:17 April 2016
  Field No.:3936   Field No.:3936
         
    Bruguiera cylindrica   Bruguiera cylindrica  
       
    Description:Tree  in habitat   Description:Calyces  
    Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland   Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland  
    GPS coordinates:16˚56.8002S 145˚45.1188E   GPS coordinates:16˚56.8002S 145˚45.1188E  
    Date of photo:17 April 2016   Date of photo:17 April 2016  
  Field No.:3936   Field No.:3936

 

 

References:  (accessed 12 August 2017)

Duke N. C. (2006), Australia's Mangroves - the authoritative guide to Australia's mangrove plants, University of Queensland, Brisbane.

http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:apni.taxon:75610

http://mangrove.nus.edu.sg/guidebooks/text/1053.htm

McCusker, A. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1984), Rhizophoraceae. Flora of Australia 22:6

 

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Bruguiera cylindrica