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Choretrum spicatum
F.Muell.
Spiked Sour Bush
Identified on Kangaroo Island, South Australia.

 
 
Choretrum spicatum Choretrum spicatum
Description:Flowers Description:Whole bush in-situ
Location:Snake Lagoon, Kangaroo Island, South Australia Location:Snake Lagoon, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
GPS coordinates:35˚57.096S 136˚39.413E GPS coordinates:35˚57.096S 136˚39.413E
Date of photo:9 November 2014 Date of photo:9 November 2014
Field No.:2873 Field No.:2873
   
Choretrum spicatum Choretrum spicatum
Description:Fruit Description:Branches with flowers and fruit
Location:Snake Lagoon, Kangaroo Island, South Australia Location:Snake Lagoon, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
GPS coordinates:35˚57.096S, 136°39.413E GPS coordinates:35˚57.096S, 136°39.413E
Date of photo:9 November 2014 Date of photo:9 November 2014
Field No.:2873 Field No.:2873
   
Choretrum spicatum Choretrum spicatum
Description:Flowers Description:Flower and leaves
Location:West Point Rd, Kangaroo Island, South Australia Location:West Point Rd, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
GPS coordinates:35˚56.887S, 136°41.678E GPS coordinates:35˚56.887S, 136°41.678E
Date of photo:9 November 2014 Date of photo:9 November 2014
Field No.:2870 Field No.:2870
   
Choretrum spicatum Choretrum spicatum
 Description:Flowers and leaves  Description:Flowers along the stem
Location:West Point Rd, Kangaroo Island, South Australia Location:West Point Rd, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
GPS coordinates:35˚56.887S, 136°41.678E GPS coordinates:35˚56.887S, 136°41.678E
Date of photo:9 November 2014 Date of photo:9 November 2014
Field No.:2870 Field No.:2870
   
   
   
     

Reference (accessed 9 January 2017):

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/cgi-bin/speciesfacts_display.cgi?form=speciesfacts&name=Choretrum_spicatum

George, A.S. & Hewson, H.J. in George A.S. (ed.), (1984) Santalaceae. Flora of Australia 22: 43-48

 

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Choretrum spicatum