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Larsenaikia ochreata (F. Muell.) Tirveng.
Native Gardenia
A beautiful gardenia from Queensland. These were flowering at Bald Rock on the Townsville Common and at Magnetic Island, where they are common. The plants are deciduous in the dry season.


Larsenaikia ochreata Larsenaikia ochreata
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower and leaves
  Location:Geoffrey Bay, Magnetic Island, North Queensland Location:Geoffrey Bay, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:19˚09.0036S, 146°52.0566E GPS coordinates:19˚09.0036S, 146°52.0566E
  Date of photo:24 December 2016 Date of photo:24 December 2016
  Field No.: 5798 Field No.: 5798
     
  Larsenaikia ochreata Larsenaikia ochreata
 
  Description:Fruit and leaves Description:Flower
  Location:Bald Rock,Townsville Common, North Queensland Location:Bald Rock,Townsville Common, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1912.0495S 14644.2262E GPS coordinates:1912.0495S 14644.2262E
  Date of photo:5 November 2011 Date of photo:28 December 2006
  Field No.: U419 Field No.:U826
     
  Larsenaikia ochreata Larsenaikia ochreata
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Bald Rock,Townsville Common, North Queensland Location:Bald Rock,Townsville Common, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1912.0495S 14644.2262E GPS coordinates:1912.0495S 14644.2262E
  Date of photo:5 November 2011 Date of photo:5 November 2011
  Field No.:U419 Field No.:U419
     
  Larsenaikia ochreata Larsenaikia ochreata
  Description:Plant Description:Fruit
  Location:Bald Rock,Townsville Common, North Queensland Location:Bald Rock,Townsville Common, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1912.0495S 14644.2262E GPS coordinates:1912.0495S 14644.2262E
  Date of photo:5 November 2011 Date of photo:5 November 2011
  Field No.:U419 Field No.:U419
     
  Larsenaikia ochreata Larsenaikia ochreata
 
  Description:Flower Description:Back of leaf
  Location:Forts Walk, Magnetic Island, North Queensland Location:Jeffrey Bay, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1907.954S 14652.125E GPS coordinates:19˚09.0036S, 146°52.0566E
  Date of photo:5 April 2015 Date of photo:24 December 2016
  Field No.: 3101 Field No.: 5798
     
  Larsenaikia ochreata Larsenaikia ochreata
 
  Description:Bud Description:Shrub
  Location:Geoffrey Bay, Magnetic Island, North Queensland Location:Geoffrey Bay, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:19˚09.0036S, 146°52.0566E GPS coordinates:19˚09.0036S, 146°52.0566E
  Date of photo:24 December 2016 Date of photo:24 December 2016
  Field No.: 5798 Field No.: 5798
     
     

 

 

References (accessed 28 December 2016):

http://www.sgaptownsville.org.au/Larsenaikia-ochreata.html

Tirvengadum, D.D., (1993) Larsenaikia, a new genus of the Rubiaceae from Australia. 
Nordic Journal of Botany. 13:179-180

Jackes Betsy R (2010), Plants of Magnetic Island, James Cook University (3rd edition)  (ebook)





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