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Tacca leontopetaloides (L.) Kuntze
Arrowroot
Common in tropical Asia and Africa and northern Australia.

Tacca leontopetaloides Tacca leontopetaloides
Description:Flowers Description:Plant
Location:Earl Hill, Trinity Park, North Queensland Location:Earl Hill, Trinity Park, North Queensland
GPS coordinates: 2931 GPS coordinates: 2931
Date of photo:29 January 2017 Date of photo:29 January 2017
Field No.:5979 Field No.:5979
Tacca leontopetaloides Tacca leontopetaloides
Description:Plant Description:Plant in habitat
Location:Earl Hill, Trinity Park, North Queensland Location:Earl Hill, Trinity Park, North Queensland
GPS coordinates: 2931 GPS coordinates: 2931
Date of photo:29 January 2017 Date of photo:29 January 2017
Field No.:5979 Field No.:5979
Tacca leontopetaloides Tacca leontopetaloides
Description:Flowerheads Description:Fruit
  Location: Davies Creek Lookout,  North Queensland Location: Davies Creek Lookout,  North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚00.593S 145˚34.948E GPS coordinates:17˚00.593S 145˚34.948E
  Date of photo:22 February 2015 Date of photo:22 February 2015
  Field No.:3012 Field No.:3012
     
  Tacca leontopetaloides Tacca leontopetaloides
 
  Description:Flower head Description:Plant in-situ
  Location: Davies Creek Lookout,  North Queensland Location: Davies Creek Lookout,  North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚00.593S 145˚34.948E GPS coordinates:17˚00.593S 145˚34.948E
  Date of photo:22 February 2015 Date of photo:22 February 2015
  Field No.:3012 Field No.:3012
     
  Tacca leontopetaloides Tacca leontopetaloides
 
  Description:Flower head Description:Plant
  Location: Davies Creek Lookout,  North Queensland Location:Petford, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚00.593S 145˚34.948E GPS coordinates:N/A
Date of photo:22 February 2015 Date of photo:25 January 2009
  Field No.:3012 Field No.:U666
     
  Tacca leontopetaloides Tacca leontopetaloides
 
  Description:Plant in habitat with seed pods Description:Plant in habitat with Curcuma australasicus
  Location:Bamaga, North Queensland Location:Bamaga, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:10˚530.7605S 142˚22.8936E GPS coordinates:10˚530.7605S 142˚22.8936E
  Date of photo:23 March 2015 Date of photo:23 March 2015
  Field No.:3043 Field No.:3043

 

 

References (accessed 18 February 2017):

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

Beasley J (2009), Plants of Cape York, John Beasley

 

 

 

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Tacca leontopetaloides