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Alphitonia excelsa (A.Cunn. ex Fenzl) Benth.
Red Ash
A common host for Amyema conspicua. Easily confused with Commersonia sp.


  Alphitonia excelsa Alphitonia excelsa
 
Description:Flowers Description:Flowers and leaves
   Location:Clohesy River, Kuranda, North Queensland  Location:Clohesy River, Kuranda, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:16˚55.0845S 145˚34.9280E  GPS coordinates:16˚55.0845S 145˚34.9280E
   Date of photo:9 March 2008  Date of photo:9 March 2008
   Field No.:168  Field No.:168
     
  Alphitonia excelsa Alphitonia excelsa
 
Description:Small tree Description:Tree trunk
   Location:Clohesy River, Kuranda, North Queensland  Location:Clohesy River, Kuranda, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:16˚55.0845S 145˚34.9280E  GPS coordinates:16˚55.0845S 145˚34.9280E
   Date of photo:9 March 2008  Date of photo:9 March 2008
   Field No.:168  Field No.:168
     
  Alphitonia excelsa Alphitonia excelsa
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
   Location:Radical Bay Road, Magnetic Island, North Queensland  Location:Radical Bay Road, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:19˚07.9470S, 146°52.1388E  GPS coordinates:19˚07.9470S, 146°52.1388E
   Date of photo:27 March 2016  Date of photo:27 March 2016
   Field No.:3921  Field No.:3921
     
  Alphitonia excelsa Alphitonia excelsa
 
  Description:Leaves Description:Small tree
   Location:Radical Bay Road, Magnetic Island, North Queensland  Location:Radical Bay Road, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:19˚07.9470S, 146°52.1388E  GPS coordinates:19˚07.9470S, 146°52.1388E
   Date of photo:27 March 2016  Date of photo:27 March 2016
   Field No.:3921  Field No.:3921
     
  Alphitonia excelsa Alphitonia excelsa
 
Description:Fruit and leaves Description:Tree with mistletoe
Location:Captain Cook Highway,Trinity Beach,North  Queensland Location: Captain Cook Highway, Trinity Beach, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:16˚47.6784S, 145˚40.8534E GPS coordinates:16˚47.6784S, 145˚40.8534E
 Date of photo:11 October 2015  Date of photo:11 October 2015
 Field No.:3649 voucher specimen  Field No.:3649 voucher specimen
    Host plant for Amyema conspicua (FN:3648)   Host plant for Amyema conspicua (FN: 3648)
     
  Alphitonia excelsa Alphitonia excelsa
 
Description:Tree with mistletoe Description:Tree with mistletoe
Location:Taroom, Southern Queensland Location:Munduberra to Dalby, Southern Queensland
GPS coordinates:25˚21.644S, 149˚40.652E GPS coordinates:26˚14.795S, 151˚16.567E
Date of photo:15 December 2012 Date of photo:13 December 2010
Field No.:1755 voucher specimen Field No.:787A
Host plant for Amyema conspicua (FN:1754) Host plant for Amyema conspicua (FN:787)
     
  Alphitonia excelsa Alphitonia excelsa
 
  Description:Plant with butterflies Description:Plant with butterflies
  Location:Forts, Magnetic Island, North Queensland Location:Forts, Magnetic Island, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:19˚07.9540S, 146°52.1250E GPS coordinates:19˚07.9540S, 146°52.1250E
  Date of photo:30 March 2013 Date of photo:30 March 2013
  Field No.:U825 Field No.:U825

 

References (accessed 14 July 2018):

Bean, A.R. (2010), A revision of Alphitonia (Rhamnaceae) for Australia. Muelleria 28(1):3-17

Williams, K.A.W. (1980), Native Plants of Queensland, 1:14


Beasley J (2006), Plants of Tropical North Queensland, Footloose Publications


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