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Brachychiton diversifolius R.Br.


Northern Kurrajong

Two subspecies are shown here:

Brachychiton diversifolius subsp diversifolius

Brachychiton diversifolius subsp orientalis




Brachychiton diversifolius
R.Br. subsp diversifolius

A subspecies  commonly found in northern Australia.


  Brachychiton diversifolius subsp diversifolius Brachychiton diversifolius subsp diversifolius
 
  Description:Female flower Description:Female flower - side view
  Location: Caranbirini Conservation Reserve, Northern Territory Location: Caranbirini Conservation Reserve, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:16˚16.2600S, 136°04.7256E GPS coordinates:16˚16.2600S, 136°04.7256E
  Date of photo:10 July 2016 Date of photo:10 July 2016
Field No.:4074 Field No.:4074
     
  Brachychiton diversifolius subsp diversifolius Brachychiton diversifolius subsp diversifolius
 
  Description:Female flower Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location: Caranbirini Conservation Reserve, Northern Territory Location: Caranbirini Conservation Reserve, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:16˚16.2600S, 136°04.7256E GPS coordinates:16˚16.2600S, 136°04.7256E
  Date of photo:10 July 2016 Date of photo:10 July 2016
  Field No.:4074 Field No.:4074
     
  Brachychiton diversifolius subsp diversifolius Brachychiton diversifolius subsp diversifolius
 
  Description:Leaves Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location: Caranbirini Conservation Reserve, Northern Territory Location: Caranbirini Conservation Reserve, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:16˚16.2600S, 136°04.7256E GPS coordinates:16˚16.2600S, 136°04.7256E
  Date of photo:10 July 2016 Date of photo:10 July 2016
  Field No.:4074 Field No.:4074
     
  Brachychiton diversifolius subsp diversifolius Brachychiton diversifolius subsp diversifolius
 
  Description:Buds Description:Tree in habitat
  Location: Caranbirini Conservation Reserve, Northern Territory Location: Caranbirini Conservation Reserve, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:16˚16.2600S, 136°04.7256E GPS coordinates:16˚16.2600S, 136°04.7256E
  Date of photo:10 July 2016 Date of photo:10 July 2016
  Field No.:4074 Field No.:4074
     


Brachychiton diversifolius
subsp orientalis Guymer

This sub species  is commonly found in northeastern  Australia. Host plant for Notothixos cornifolius.
 
Brachychiton diversifolius subsp orientalis Brachychiton diversifolius subsp orientalis
  Description:Leaves Description:Leaves
  Location: Dimbulah to Mt Mulligan, North Queensland Location: Ootan via Petford, North Queensland
  GPS Coordinates:N/A GPS Coordinates:N/A
  Date of photo:13 December 2009 Date of photo:31 October 2010
  Field No.:U110 Field No:U111
     
  Brachychiton diversifolius subsp orientalis Brachychiton diversifolius subsp orientalis
 
  Description:Seed pods Description:Tree with mistletoe Notothixos cornifolius
  Location: Dimbulah to Mt Mulligan, North Queensland Location:Ootan via Petford, North Queensland
  GPS Coordinates:N/A GPS Coordinates:N/A
  Date of photo:13 December 2009 Date of photo:31 October 2010
  Field No:U110 Field No: U111
     
  Brachychiton diversifolius subsp orientalis Brachychiton diversifolius subsp orientalis
 
  Description:Tree in habitat with Notothixos cornifolius Description:Trunk
  Location:Lappa to Mt Garnet Rd, North Queensland Location:Ootan via Petford, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚35.644S,144˚58.462E GPS Coordinates:N/A
  Date of photo:16 March 2014 Date of photo:31 October 2010
  Field No:2463 Field No:U111
     
  Brachychiton diversifolius subsp orientalis Brachychiton diversifolius subsp orientalis
 
  Description:Leaves Description:Branch with new leaves
  Location: Laura, North Queensland Location: Laura, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1541.732S, 14436.166E GPS coordinates:1541.732S, 14436.166E
  Date of photo:1  January 2015 Date of photo:1  January 2015
  Field No:2963 Field No:2963
     

References (accessed 19 October 2016):

Guymer, G.P., (1989) A Taxonomic Revision of Brachychiton (Sterculiaceae), Australian  Systematic Botany, 1(3) 199-232

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

 

 

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