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Coelospermum decipiens  Baill.
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Common on roadsides in Cape York Peninsula.
One of the plants collected by Banks and Solander in 1770. This plant was previously named Morinda reticulata.The article below details the name change.


Coelospermum decipiens Coelospermum decipiens
 
  Description:Flower and buds Description:Flowers and white bracts
  Location:Road to Chilli Beach, Iron Range, North Queensland Location:Chilli Beach, Iron Range, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:12˚41.620S, 142°20.107E GPS coordinates:12˚37.275S, 143°26.271E
  Date of photo:2 June 2013 Date of photo:24 September 2007
  Field No:2093 Field No:U847
     
  Coelospermum decipiens Coelospermum decipiens
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plants on roadside
  Location:Chilli Beach, Iron Range, North Queensland Location:Road to Chilli Beach, Iron Range, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:12˚37.275S, 143°26.271E GPS coordinates:12˚41.620S, 142°20.107E
  Date of photo:24 September 2007 Date of photo:2 June 2013
  Field No:U847 Field No:2093
  Coelospermum decipiens Coelospermum decipiens
 
  Description:Flowers and bracts Description:Plant
  Location:Road to Chilli Beach, Iron Range, North Queensland Location:Chilli Beach, Iron Range, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:12˚41.620S, 142°20.107E GPS coordinates:12˚37.275S, 143°26.271E
  Date of photo:2 June 2013 Date of photo:24 September 2007
  Field No:2093 Field No:U847
     
  Coelospermum decipiens Coelospermum decipiens
 
  Description:Flowers and bracts Description:Flowers and bracts
  Location:Road to Isabella Falls, Cooktown, North Queensland Location:Road to Isabella Falls, Cooktown, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚18.6030S, 145°01.1580E GPS coordinates:15˚18.6030S, 145°01.1580E
  Date of photo:10 March 2017 Date of photo:10 March 2017
  Field No:6006 Field No:6006
     
  Coelospermum decipiens Coelospermum decipiens
 
  Description:Flowers and bracts - side view Description:Plant on roadside
  Location:Road to Isabella Falls, Cooktown, North Queensland Location:Road to Isabella Falls, Cooktown, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚18.6030S, 145°01.1580E GPS coordinates:15˚18.6030S, 145°01.1580E
  Date of photo:10 March 2017 Date of photo:10 March 2017
  Field No:6006 Field No:6006
     

 

References (accessed 19 February 2017):

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/our-science/departments-and-staff/library-and-archives/collections/cook-voyages-collection/endeavour-botanical-illustrations/detail.dsml?IMAGNO=001143&index=adv&beginIndex=0&

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


Razafimandimbison, S.G. & Bremer, B. (2011), Nomenclatural changes and taxonomic notes in the tribe Morindeae (Rubiaceae). Adansonia 33(2):303 

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Roger Fryer and Jill Newland  2017

 

 

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