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Terminalia catappa R.Br.
Indian Almond

This tree is common on the beaches around North Queensland. It is commonly planted as an ornamental. It grows throughout SE Asia and the Pacific. This tree can host Amyema villiflora subsp villiflora.


  Terminalia catappa Terminalia catappa
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location:Ellis Beach, North Queensland Location:Ellis Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚43.3970S, 14538.6120E GPS coordinates:16˚43.3970S, 14538.6120E
  Date of photo:3 April 2014 Date of photo:3 April 2014
  Field No.:3094 Field No.:3094
     
  Terminalia catappa Terminalia catappa
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Fruit
  Location:Trinity Beach, North Queensland Location:Ellis Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚47.4600S, 14542.2510E GPS coordinates:16˚43.3970S, 14538.6120E
  Date of photo:22 October 2012 Date of photo:3 April 2014
  Field No.:1690 Field No.:3094
     
  Terminalia catappa Terminalia catappa
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Trunk
  Location:Trinity Beach, North Queensland Location:Trinity Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚47.0580S, 14541.9460E GPS coordinates:16˚47.0580S, 14541.9460E
  Date of photo:16 September 2018 Date of photo:16 September 2018
  Field No.:6713 Field No.:6713
     
  Terminalia catappa Terminalia catappa
 
  Description:Leaf Description:Leaf - underside
  Location:Trinity Beach, North Queensland Location:Trinity Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚47.0580S, 14541.9460E GPS coordinates:16˚47.0580S, 14541.9460E
  Date of photo:16 September 2018 Date of photo:16 September 2018
  Field No.:6713 Field No.:6713
     
Terminalia catappa Terminalia catappa
 
  Description:Fruit Description:Tree on shoreline (foreground)
  Location:Trinity Beach, North Queensland Location:Trinity Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚47.0580S, 14541.9460E GPS coordinates:16˚47.0580S, 14541.9460E
  Date of photo:16 September 2018 Date of photo:16 September 2018
  Field No.:6713 Field No.:6713
     

 


References (accessed 16 September 2018):

Pedley, L. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1990), Combretaceae. Flora of Australia 18:282

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

Williams, K.A.W.
(1999), Native Plants of Queensland 4
:
366

 

 

 

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