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*Rubus alceifolius Poir
Giant Bramble
A common plant in disturbed rainforest in North Queensland. It is generally regarded as an introduced species but some dispute this.

Rubus alceifolius Rubus alceifolius
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower - side view
  Location: Wright's Lookout, Kuranda, North Queensland Location: Wright's Lookout, Kuranda, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚50.7612S, 14538.5704E GPS coordinates:16˚50.7612S, 14538.5704E
  Date of photo:26 December 2017 Date of photo:26 December 2017
  Field No.:6314 Field No.:6314
     
  Rubus alceifolius Rubus alceifolius
 
  Description:Leaf Description:Leaf - underside
  Location: Wright's Lookout, Kuranda, North Queensland Location: Wright's Lookout, Kuranda, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚50.7612S, 14538.5704E GPS coordinates:16˚50.7612S, 14538.5704E
  Date of photo:26 December 2017 Date of photo:26 December 2017
  Field No.:6314 Field No.:6314
     
  Rubus alceifolius Rubus alceifolius
 
  Description:Canes Description:Plants in forest clearing
  Location: Wright's Lookout, Kuranda, North Queensland Location: Wright's Lookout, Kuranda, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚50.7612S, 14538.5704E GPS coordinates:16˚50.7612S, 14538.5704E
  Date of photo:26 December 2017 Date of photo:26 December 2017
  Field No.:6314 Field No.:6314
     

 



References (accessed 23 January 2018):

https://keyserver.lucidcentral.org/weeds/data/media/Html/rubus_alceifolius.htm

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

Bean, A.R. (1997), A revision of Rubus subg. Malachobatus (Focke) Focke and Rubus subg. Diemenicus A.R.Bean (Rosaceae) in Australia. Austrobaileya 5(1): 42-44

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*Rubus alceifolius