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Gardenia vilhelmii Domin
Bread Tree of the Lynd

A beautiful Gardenia from the savannah west of Cairns. It has relatively small flowers and flowers after the first storms of the season.


Gardenia vilhelmii Gardenia vilhelmii
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flowers
  Location: Road to Royal Arch Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland Location: Road to Royal Arch Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚09.7364S 144˚30.3108E GPS coordinates: 17˚09.7364S 144˚30.3108E
  Date of photo:20 November 2016 Date of photo:20 November 2016
  Field No.:5766 Field No.:5766
     
  Gardenia vilhelmii Gardenia vilhelmii
 
  Description:Flowers, yellowing with age Description:New leaves emerging after rain
  Location: Road to Royal Arch Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland Location: Road to Royal Arch Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚09.7364S 144˚30.3108E GPS coordinates: 17˚09.7364S 144˚30.3108E
  Date of photo:20 November 2016 Date of photo:20 November 2016
  Field No.:5766 Field No.:5766
     
  Gardenia vilhelmii Gardenia vilhelmii
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Tree
  Location: Road to Royal Arch Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland Location: Road to Royal Arch Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚09.7364S 144˚30.3108E GPS coordinates: 17˚09.7364S 144˚30.3108E
  Date of photo:20 November 2016 Date of photo:20 November 2016
  Field No.:5766 Field No.:5766
     
  Gardenia vilhelmii Gardenia vilhelmii
 
  Description:Tree in savannah woodland Description:Trunk
  Location: Road to Royal Arch Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland Location: Road to Royal Arch Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland
GPS coordinates: 17˚09.7364S 144˚30.3108E GPS coordinates: 17˚09.7364S 144˚30.3108E
  Date of photo:20 November 2016 Date of photo:20 November 2016
  Field No.:5766 Field No.:5766



References (accessed 25 November 2016):


Puttock, C.F., (1988) A revision of Gardenia Ellis (Rubiaceae) from north-eastern Queensland. 
Austrobaileya 2(5): 430-439


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

 

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Gardenia vilhelmii