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Bruguiera hainesii C.G.Rogers
This critically endangered mangrove was identified in Trinity Inlet, Cairns in 2016. It had not been identified in Australia before. It was growing with Bruguiera cylindrica.The article linked below describes its discovery.

    Bruguiera hainesii Bruguiera hainesii  
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  Description:Flower   Description:Flowers
  Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland   Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland
             GPS coordinates:16˚56.8152S 145˚45.1182E   GPS coordinates:16˚56.8152S 145˚45.1182E
  Date of photo:14 April 2016   Date of photo:14 April 2016
    Field No.:3934   Field No.:3934
   
    Bruguiera hainesii Bruguiera hainesii
     
    Description:Flowers   Description:Calyx and leaves
    Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland   Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland
    GPS coordinates:16˚56.8152S 145˚45.1182E   GPS coordinates:16˚56.8152S 145˚45.1182E
    Date of photo:14 April 2016   Date of photo:14 April 2016
    Field No.:3934   Field No.:3934
         
    Bruguiera hainesii Bruguiera hainesii
     
  Description:Calyces and leaves   Description:Calyces
  Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland   Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚56.8152S 145˚45.1182E   GPS coordinates:16˚56.8152S 145˚45.1182E
  Date of photo:17 April 2016   Date of photo:17 April 2016
  Field No.:3934   Field No.:3934
       
    Bruguiera hainesii Bruguiera hainesii
     
    Description:Calyx   Description:Tree in habitat
    Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland   Location:Trinity Inlet, Spence St, Cairns, North Queensland
    GPS coordinates:16˚56.8152S 145˚45.1182E   GPS coordinates:16˚56.8152S 145˚45.1182E
    Date of photo:17 April 2016   Date of photo:17 April 2016
  Field No.:3934   Field No.:3934
          

 

 

Reference:  (accessed 12 August 2017)

https://www.jcu.edu.au/news/releases/2016/april/citizen-scientist-discovers-rare-mangrove-species

http://lkcnhm.nus.edu.sg/dna/docs/ecb82a5bf09257209a08147c2d86900c.pdf

Cooper, W.E., Kudo, H., Duke, N.C. (2016), Bruguiera hainesii C.G.Rogers (Rhizophoraceae), an endangered species recently discovered in Australia. Austrobaileya 9(4): 482-487

 

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Bruguiera hainesii