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Brucea  javanica (L.) Merr.
Macassar Kernels
This small tree grows in beach forest and monsoon forest.

  Brucea javanica Brucea javanica
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flowers
  Location:Wangetti Beach, North Queensland Location:Wangetti Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚39.1460S, 14534.0630E GPS coordinates:16˚39.1460S, 14534.0630E
  Date of photo:12 November 2017 Date of photo:12 November 2017
  Field No.:6277 Field No.:6277
     
  Brucea javanica Brucea javanica
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flower spikes
  Location:Wangetti Beach, North Queensland Location:Wangetti Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚39.1460S, 14534.0630E GPS coordinates:16˚39.1460S, 14534.0630E
  Date of photo:12 November 2017 Date of photo:12 November 2017
  Field No.:6277 Field No.:6277
     
  Brucea javanica Brucea javanica
 
  Description:Leaves Description:Underside of leaves
  Location:Wangetti Beach, North Queensland Location:Wangetti Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚39.1460S, 14534.0630E GPS coordinates:16˚39.1460S, 14534.0630E
  Date of photo:12 November 2017 Date of photo:12 November 2017
Field No.:6277 Field No.:6277
     
  Brucea javanica Brucea javanica
 
  Description:Mature leaves Description:Flowers
  Location:Wangetti Beach, North Queensland Location:Wangetti Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚39.1460S, 14534.0630E GPS coordinates:16˚39.1460S, 14534.0630E
  Date of photo:12 November 2017 Date of photo:12 November 2017
  Field No.:6277 Field No.:6277
     
  Brucea javanica Brucea javanica
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant in beach forest
  Location:Wangetti Beach, North Queensland Location:Wangetti Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚39.1460S, 14534.0630E GPS coordinates:16˚39.1460S, 14534.0630E
  Date of photo:12 November 2017 Date of photo:12 November 2017
  Field No.:6277 Field No.:6277
     
  Brucea javanica Brucea javanica
 
  Description:Fruit Description:Fruit and leaves
  Location:Wangetti Beach, North Queensland Location:Wangetti Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚39.3852S, 14534.2201E GPS coordinates:16˚39.3852S, 14534.2201E
  Date of photo:31 March 2018 Date of photo:31 March 2018
  Field No.:6426 Field No.:6426
     
  Brucea javanica Brucea javanica
 
  Description:Fruit and leaves Description:Leaves
  Location:Wangetti Beach, North Queensland Location:Wangetti Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚39.3852S, 14534.2201E GPS coordinates:16˚39.3852S, 14534.2201E
  Date of photo:31 March 2018 Date of photo:31 March 2018
  Field No.:6426 Field No.:6426
     
     
 
References (accessed 14 April 2018):

Plant identifed by Tony Bean of the Queensland Herbarium

Hewson, H.J. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1985), Simaroubaceae. Flora of Australia 25: 194


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

https://www.somemagneticislandplants.com.au/index.php/blog/11-plants/1035-brucea-javanica

https://www.jcu.edu.au/discover-nature-at-jcu/plants/plants-by-scientific-name2/brucea-javanica


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