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TREAT News | Cool Season April - June 2019

Coming Field Day - 22nd June

In 2002 Paul and Roberta Michna purchased a rainforest property at Topaz, adjacent on 3 sides to World Heritage rainforest. Wairambar Creek runs through the property and they declared their place a Nature Refuge to protect the banks of this creek and the surrounding rainforest. The property had been logged and old timber tracks run through it. Paul and Roberta initially lived in a caravan on site, then moved into a shipping container home they built, and in 2014 into their current home, converting their previous home into a Rainforest Research Facility.

Restoration and extension of the rainforest edge was a primary concern and over the years they've used various methods to achieve this. Cattle incursions were a problem and fences were built, but as cassowaries move through the place, the fences have gradually been adjusted. They've grown many of the trees they've planted from cassowary scats found on the property. They're currently trying to shade out the invasive tea, Camellia sinensis.

Gold was discovered on Wairambar Creek in the 1880s and a campsite for gold mining was set up on an adjoining property. A water race to the mine was built and it went partly through Paul and Roberta's property.

At the field day on 22nd June, starting at 1.30pm, we'll look at methods used to extend and enhance the rainforest, and hear about some of the history of the place. The property is at 15 Doonoquienbar Road, off Wairambar Creek Road, off Union Road, off Topaz Road. All roads are well signed but also look for TREAT signs. Union Road turns off at the Topaz bus shelter, and Paul and Roberta's red gateway is easily seen from Wairambar Creek Road. Park on Doonoquienbar Road outside the gateway, where we'll meet to start a walk to the tea project on Wairambar Creek Road. We'll then look at the revegetation on Doonoquienbar Road and walk along to where the water race for gold was built. Back at the red gateway, it's a short walk along a previous timber track through the rainforest, to 'Studio Nimbus' for afternoon tea. It will be a very interesting afternoon.


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A New MOU

Barb Lanskey

On Friday morning, 15th February, TREAT and QPWS signed a 4th Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cement their partnership which has now existed for 37 years. The partnership began in 1982 thanks to the friendship between Peter Stanton of QPWS and Geoff Tracey, one of TREAT's founders. Both wanted to plant rainforest trees; QPWS to remedy areas of National Parks, and TREAT to give farmers and other landowners access to trees other than southern eucalypts and pines.

Signing MOU

The first MOU was signed in 2004 and was in place for 3 years. That was a time when the nursery at Lake Eacham was always in danger of being shut down as it didn't fit into a typical category. Gradually though, the community involvement came to be seen as a positive for public relations, and in 2008 another MOU was signed and this time it was for 5 years. The MOUs set out the details of the partnership, listing the obligations and responsibilities of QPWS and TREAT for each other, for the common good.

In 2004 and 2008, Clive Cook, QPWS Regional Director (Cairns), and myself as TREAT president, signed the papers. The 3rd and 4th MOUs (in 2013 and 2019) have both been for 5 years and signed by James Newman, QPWS Northern Regional Manager (Cairns), and Angela as president of TREAT. This year James spoke about the ease of getting approval for the 4th MOU, compared to 2013, when he had much trouble convincing those in power that the nursery and TREAT's involvement were necessary.

QPWS again provided a celebratory cake for the occasion, beautifully decorated with a tree. Surprisingly, Geoff Errey entertained us with a poem he'd written for the occasion, titled 'They're Kidding', about gardening (or tree planting) in the tropics as opposed to what we see on TV's Gardening Australia. We thought it should be submitted to Gardening Australia along with some facts about TREAT's work.

The partnership has achieved a lot over the years and we hope it will endure.


Fungi Workshop

Dinah Hansman

On Friday 22 March fifty fungi enthusiasts attended a return performance by the FUNgi Ecology team from the Queensland Mycological Society. Dr FunEcology herself, Dr Sapphire, enthused us with stories of the importance of fungi - from beer brewing to ecosystem health. Fungi capture atmospheric nitrogen, decompose and recycle, digest cellulose in the gut flora of herbivores, conduct chemical messages between plants, create animal habitat including tree hollows and are food for animals (including invertebrates). We are more closely related to fungi than plants are - which is why it's so hard to get rid of tinea! What we share with fungi is ingestion and digestion - except fungi do it the other way around; they slobber digestive enzymes into the substrate and then suck up the nutrients. (See also Irene Gorman's article 'Fantastic Fungi - Nature's Recyclers' in the April-June 2018 TREAT newsletter.)

The newly launched guide 'Australian Tropical Mushrooms & other Fungi' was brought to us by the fungi team. It is available to TREAT members at the discounted price of $5. The guide has 118 colour illustrations of a range of macro (what we can see without the aid of a microscope) fungi and slime moulds encountered in the Australian tropics. Slime moulds, which are more like animals (they have a mobile amoeba stage), are in a kingdom of their own.

We can use this guide to help identify local fungi.

Step 1.

Look at the shape, structure and texture. These (not the colour) are used to group fungi. The most common shape is the familiar mushroom, with an umbrella-shaped cap to keep off the rain, gills underneath that release spores and a stalk to raise the structure into the air currents. Other common shape groups are fans and truffles. Structures to note are stalks and pores (you may need a hand lens to see these). Texture can also be diagnostic. Is it woody or soft, sticky or dry?

Take a photo of the specimen and remember to take a photo underneath (a little mirror is a handy tool for this) to show the gills. Use your phone on macro mode.

Step 2

Take note of the substrate. Is the fungus growing on litter, wood, soil or a dead insect for example?

Take a photo showing the habitat.

Step 3

Take a spore print. You can do this in the field if need be, or at home by placing a sheet of paper (professionals use glass) under the gills so that the spore pattern and colour can be observed. You're in luck if the spores are pink rather than white. Note that spore colour can be pale in young fungi, becoming darker with maturity.

Step 4

See if you can match it to one in the field guide. Having a group name (mushroom, truffle etc.) and a list of possible names helps you use other resources. We share many fungi with southern Australia and New Zealand (and books are available). Many tropical Australian fungi also occur in Indonesia and PNG but the literature for these places tends to be old and hard to access. You can also look up the genus using a tool such as FunKey (available as an Apple or Android app).

Although there's not a lot of information around on tropical fungi and how to ID them the good news is YOU CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT!

We can work together to improve this situation by observing, collecting and pooling information through electronic tools such as i-Naturalist. This data will also be shared in the Atlas of Living Australia.

How to share information on i-Naturalist

Set up your phone

Share observations.

  1. Go to the 'observe' icon.Camera
  2. Click on the photo symbol on the RHS (this works better than using the camera within the app).Camera
  3. Select your photos that you want to upload (then click 'next').
  4. In the details screen you can put in the name if you think you know it. The program will suggest names. (At the moment most of these are ridiculous. The app uses image recognition algorithms, so the bigger the database, the better it will be at recognising and distinguishing. This function will improve as more data is shared.)
  5. In the details screen fill in information for location. (Enlarge the map and place the cross hairs on the location.)
  6. At the bottom of the details screen select 'Projects' and turn on 'Australian Fungi of the Tropics'. This takes you to another screen where you enter information on habitat, substrate and specimen (if you collect one).

We also had the opportunity to examine some fungi with the experts.

This Microporus xanthopus is commonly seen on rotting logs. The species name means 'yellow foot'. It is a 'white rot' fungus, digesting lignin in wood, decomposing logs to a frass. Bracket (polypore) fungi like this are very common on rotting logs in the rainforest. They are woody and very long lived.

Fran got very excited about an interesting stalk-less Marasmius specimen that Trish and Andrew brought in. She asked us to look out for fungi that look like this, because she is studying this genus.

Thank you to Drs Fran Guard, Sapphire McMullan-Fisher, and from New York, Roy Halling.

Yellow Foot Marasmius

Microporus xanthopus, Marasmius sp..


A Threatened Glider on your Doorstep?

This is a story of trees, gliders and local volunteers

Dr John Winter

The Glider

In the hills between Atherton and Ravenshoe lives Australia's most charismatic and little known marsupial glider, the Yellow-bellied Glider (Petaurus australis). It is closely related to the Sugar Glider (Petaurus breviceps), which is the glider most people know, but the Yellow-bellied Glider, or YBG for short, is much larger. Nose to tail tip, the sugar glider is only about the same length as the YBG's tail.

The YBG is large, about 70 centimetres nose to tail tip, lives in family groups of 3-6, is vocal and makes very obvious cuts on the trunks of some trees to access their sap. The Wet Tropics population of the YBGs is isolated from other populations further south on the Clarke Ranges inland of Proserpine, by 400 kilometres. This isolation has led to the animal being recognised as different, a sub-species yet unnamed, although in the process of acquiring one. It is currently called Yellow-bellied Glider (Wet Tropics) and is classified as Vulnerable under both State and Commonwealth legislation.

Early Days

Although collected for museums between 1922 and 1948 the YBG faded from the consciousness of naturalists and scientists until 1977 when it was 'rediscovered' by Rupert Russell and John Winter in the rose gum forest behind Mt Baldy. Why had it been so ignored? Naturalists and scientists wore rainforest blinkers and were interested only in the animals and plants of Far North Queensland's rainforests, whereas the glider lives in the narrow and disjointed band of very tall eucalypt forest, or wet sclerophyll, on the upland western edge of the rainforest of the Wet Tropics. A habitat long ignored.

Following the glider's 'rediscovery' Rupert undertook a detailed study of its behaviour in the early to mid-1980s in 'Gilbey' forest in the Wondecla area and initiated Daintree censuses in 1997. John concentrated on mapping its distribution. In the early 1990s detailed studies of its ecology were undertaken at Nitchaga Creek as part of the proposed Tully/Millstream Hydro Electric Scheme. At the same time, Jane Blackwood and John started watching the gliders in Tumoulin Forest Reserve (FR). They facilitated participation of students from the Ravenshoe High School, erection of nest boxes, a 'Friends of the Gliders' group and filming of the glider by the BBC Natural History unit. However, by October 2003 all activities involving the gliders had ceased, apart from the Daintree censuses.

The Present Project

In 2010 John took the opportunity to reinvigorate studies of YBGs through the establishment of a Tablelands National Park Volunteers project with Jodie Eden, a Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) ranger, as coordinator. The vision was to involve the local community in conservation of the glider.

It was decided to concentrate activities on glider populations close to the towns of Atherton, Herberton and Ravenshoe, to provide easy access for volunteers and to emphasise the proximity of the glider to these towns. Three small populations, isolated from each other, were chosen - Mt Baldy Forest Reserve (FR), to the west of Mt Baldy, Gilbey Forest in the Wondecla area and Tumoulin FR adjacent to Ravenshoe (see map). The first outing of volunteers took place on 25 September 2010, with about 20 people participating in an afternoon in Tumoulin FR followed by an evening watching gliders emerge from den trees and feeding at their sap-trees through previously-made incisions.

YBG Map

Map showing the three populations mainly targeted by the Yellow-bellied Glider project. Circles = Eucalytus resinifera tapped by YBGs for sap.

Trees of Importance

Two critical habitat trees for the gliders are:

  1. Very large Rose Gums (Eucalyptus grandis), probably more than 200 years old, which provide over 90% of day-time dens for the gliders. These trees have large enough hollows for family-group denning and
  2. Red Mahogany/Stringybark (Eucalyptus resinifera), which the gliders tap to obtain the sap - an important component of their diet. They also eat nectar, pollen and insects.

Main Volunteer Activities

Working with Others

Currently the Yellow-bellied Glider Project is hosted by the Tree Kangaroo and Mammal Group under the formal name Investigation of habitat requirements and population densities of the Vulnerable Yellow-bellied Glider (Wet Tropics) towards its conservation management.

Involvement of other groups includes close liaison with QPWS and Threatened Species Unit, student projects with School for Field Studies, School for International Studies and James Cook University. We maintain contact with Traditional Owners - the Jirrbal people of Gilbey and Tumoulin and the Mbabaram and Wadjanbarra Yidinji people of the Mt Baldy area and in 2015 we ran a joint project with the Traditional Owners in Mt Baldy FR.

Survival of the YBG

It is all very well mapping YBG critical habitat trees and counting how many gliders use them, but without efforts to help the gliders survive our work is pointless. The Project is pursuing YBG survival in a number of ways:

  1. By protecting very large Rose Gums from fire. Many already suffer from substantial fire scars at their base, so raking accumulated vegetation away from the foot of the tree helps prevent further damage. Even so, some with existing fire scars are prone to collapse as commemorated by Amanda Kaiwi in her poem to Eiffel Tree.
  2. By ensuring that YBG habitat is protected in areas which restrict extractive industries. For example, a Scientific Area over glider habitat at Gilbey was deregistered because of changing tenure and we are now in the process of having this reinstated. Likewise we hope that Tumoulin FR and Mt Baldy FR, both under temporary tenures, eventually become protected.
  3. By studying the presence of cats in YBG habitat. Feral cats are a potential threat to gliders when they feed at sap cuts within two metres of the ground. An earlier, unsuccessful cat-trapping trial was undertaken in Tumoulin FR and a James Cook University student has commenced camera-trap sampling there.
  4. By creating local support for conservation activities, through raising community awareness of the gliders and the threats to them. This has included production of educational material for both interested volunteer citizen scientists and for the public, presentations to local organisations and publicity.

Possible TREAT Involvement

TREAT can also play a role in the conservation of the glider, in partnership with the YBG project. Judicious plantings of the glider's favourite trees to form connecting corridors and expanding their habitat could contribute greatly to the challenge of survival for the YBG.


Death of Eiffel Tree

She stood so grand upon this land 
For centuries her branches spanned
As part of the great Tumoulin forest crown.

One of the few great trees left alive
From the loggers she did survive
To shelter and give life to the forest gliders.

Fire was now her greatest enemy 
And when it came destroyed her under belly
Leaving her to struggle but her roots holding strong.

She endured and majestically stood many more years
Until the big wet arrived and now her time nears
For no longer could she support her heavy load.

She buckled and fell and today rests upon the ground
A sad but beautiful image of once grand lady now downed
To rot but give life and shelter to those who thrive beneath the forest crown.

Amanda Kaiwi
2019

Eiffel 1 Eiffel 2 Eiffel 3

Eiffel tree.


2019 Planting Season

Barb Lanskey

It was a great planting season, with good rain in December and January leading up to the plantings, creating plenty of sub-soil moisture. None of the 11 plantings had to be cancelled because of weather, and we generally had overcast conditions, or it was sunny with some cloud. The one exception was the second Misty Mountains planting, which lived up to its name and we battled wet and windy conditions with lots of leeches. The BCC planting at Ball Road and the QPWS planting at Massey Creek were both postponed but completed. Altogether, the community helped plant over 20,000 trees.

Volunteer numbers were always over 40 and at some plantings over 50. The School for Field Studies (SFS) students and staff came to 4 of the plantings and then the numbers swelled by another 25.

All plantings had holes augered. Mulch for the trees was generally the dead grass or fern on site, from spraying during early site preparation. Frost guards to protect trees from pademelons, were used at the Massey Creek site.

Clarkson planting February 2

A barbecue (BBQ) was held after each planting (except those postponed) and TREAT has 2 teams alternating to prepare and serve the food. Elizabeth and Mandy, who do the ordering and buying of food, each run a team. The teams work really well and we always give them a special round of applause at the BBQ chat after a planting. The School for Field Studies also get a special round of applause at the chat, as the planters really appreciate their assistance, especially at difficult sites.

At the BBQs Angela thanks all the planters plus those who help put out trees, fertiliser and water crystals before the planting. Sometimes we hear some history of the site from the owners, or other facts about the revegetation. Angela comes early to all the plantings to sign people on, and she and Mark put out the TREAT directional signs. After the plantings, she washes all the gloves and trowels ready for the next planting, so although she doesn't thank herself, she certainly deserves a special mention.

Clarkson's - February 2 - 2600 trees

This was the first planting of the season, at Topaz, and was a dream planting. The holes were damp and the soil crumbly. The trees had been put in the holes the previous afternoon; no fertiliser was necessary and no crystals were needed. Over 40 volunteers finished the planting by 10am. The BBQ was held at John and Marion's house and the new team (under Mandy) was there to learn from Elizabeth's experienced team. Everything went like clockwork.

Emms' - February 9, April 13 - 2300, 1650 trees

These plantings were both on the hillside at Cedarvale, where grass strips were left from a 2015 planting. The first planting was just after some rain and the ground was slippery, so many slid and got quite muddy. The second planting was in sunny conditions, but the soil was wet from previous rain. SFS came to both plantings. Fertiliser pellets were used, and crystals at the second planting as it was closer to the dry season. Maintenance is always an issue and at the second planting, Carolyn had the holes dug quite close together, hoping to achieve quicker canopy closure. Also at the second planting, a lot of blue-top weed had grown, but it had been sprayed a few days beforehand. Mulch by then was thin on the ground, but some SFS students found big armfuls of dead grass across the track and carried it to where it was needed. The BBQs were held at Carolyn and Phil's house.

Emms 1 Emms 2

Emms' plantings February 9, April 13.

Russell-Smith & Lucas' - February 16 - 2000 trees

There was a really good turnout of volunteers plus family at this planting at Topaz, and that was fortunate as it wasn't an easy planting. It was a hot and dry week leading up to the planting, and although the holes were only recently dug, the clay soil on top had mostly dried out into lumps and needed a stick in places to pack it down into the holes. A small amount of dry water crystals were used and in the bottom of the holes these had already absorbed moisture from the damp soil underneath the clay. Mulch was the fern on site and nearby. There were 2 areas to plant and the family planted the smaller area before helping at the larger area. We noticed the planting rows were about 4m apart and the trees in the rows quite close, and this was explained at the BBQ. Will (who looks after the plantings) direct seeds between the rows with pioneers, but the trees planted should be powering away before the pioneers start growing, adding diversity. A tank on a trailer is used to water the trees. Jeremy also spoke about the many previous plantings done, noting all the trees in the immediate area had been planted.

McLean Ridge (TREAT) - February 23, March 9 - 2200, 2200 trees

Again, it was a hot and sunny week leading up to the first of TREAT's plantings. Mark had augered most of the holes only the day before and added fertiliser. The trees and water crystals were put out and added on the planting day by those who came early to do the job. Mulch was the dead grass on site. There was a coolish breeze at the start, then some cloud, and SFS came to help. The soil was crumbly, but dry, and Mark and others laid out fire and garden hoses to water the trees (from the creek) as quickly as possible. Watering commenced before the planting was finished, and after the BBQ, the watering continued.

At the second planting, there had been overnight rain so the soil was damp. Conditions were pleasant, not too hot and no rain, though a windy shower came over towards the end of the BBQ. This time the trees and fertiliser were put out the afternoon before and the water crystals added at the planting. SFS weren't there but several nearby residents came to help. Mulch was again the dead grass on site. Irrigation lines had been recovered from Freeman's where they were no longer required, and these were set up for use on both plantings. Over 50 volunteers had the planting finished by 10am. The BBQs were set up on the grassy area above the plantings by Mandy's team.

McLean McLean

McLean Ridge planting and BBQ 9 March.

Hopkins planting March 2

Hopkins' - March 2 - 2070 trees

This was an unusual planting, to start revegetation of the rim of a crater at Butcher's Creek. I'd helped put out trees and fertiliser on the Friday afternoon and the holes were very dry, then overnight there was enough rain to make the holes and soil quite wet for the planting the next morning. The fertiliser used was humate, obtained from the crater, and the mulch was compost, delivered to the site on the day. Alex and Peter (from Sydney) had dug the holes directly into the short grass (grazed by cattle) and the auger spoil got somewhat lost in the grass. Various methods were used for adding soil back to the holes, from digging some up from the nearby fence line, to bashing down the perimeter of the holes.

Conditions were windy with occasional drizzle and it was good to have some shelter from the wind back at the BBQ, where 2 sides were added to the gazebos. The planting finished by 11am, later than is usual for plantings, and a few volunteers returned to the BBQ even later, as they'd helped with mulching of the first trees planted. Many planters were concerned about the maintenance required to keep the grass under control, but with advice, Alex is determined to succeed.

Misty Mountains (SET) - March 23, April 6 - 2500, 2500 trees

South Endeavour Trust (SET) purchased the properties either side of East Evelyn highway near the Millaa Millaa lookout and these 2 plantings were the first step in creating a wide corridor between them - wildlife underpasses already exist.

Mark had prepared both sites and fertiliser was used, but no water crystals as the site is in a wet zone. Mulch was the dead grass and fern on site. Showers were around at the first planting, but generally it was just misty. SFS came to the first planting. At the second planting it was definitely wet, and very windy, and there were a lot of leeches ready to attack. Some of the holes near the track were full of water, bailed out with a plastic cup.

Both plantings finished before 10am. The BBQs were set up by Mandy's team near the property entrance and because of the wind, the gazebos were tied to 4WDs. It was a very dishevelled band of planters who appeared back at the second BBQ, many thoroughly wet from the windy showers, and muddy from kneeling to plant. The trees however, probably appreciated being planted in such conditions. Tim Hughes from SET came to the second planting and at the BBQ he reiterated his appreciation of the community involvement which had encouraged SET to invest in revegetation projects on the Tablelands.

Misty Mountains Misty Mountains

Misty Mountains plantings 23 March and 6 April.

Ball Road (BCC) - March 22 - 2200 trees

A change of plans saw this planting cancelled on the scheduled day of March 16th but completed over 3 days during the following week by NQ Land Management Services. The site was changed to a nearby area which needed slashing before spraying, and was then not exactly workplace-friendly for volunteers. The trees were planted as the holes were dug. Geoff said that the holes augered were a smaller width to avoid the quincan breaking the auger bits, and besides adding fertiliser, water crystals were also used this year as last year's dry season was so prolonged. It apparently was wet and difficult work.

Massey Creek (QPWS) - April 11 - 500 trees

This planting was rescheduled from March 30th and much reduced. I was unable to go as I had a prior commitment with school students in Vacation Care coming to the nursery. Thirteen volunteers signed on at the planting to help Peter and Stuart from QPWS plant 500 trees to infill the planting done last year. As well as the 2018 dry season causing losses, the neighbouring cattle had caused a lot of damage. Planting conditions apparently were good, and Peter and Stuart were back at the nursery before the students and I had left.

With continuing wet weather interspersed with periods of sunshine, the trees planted this season should all get a good start to their hopefully long lives.


Fruit Collection Diary January - March 2019

SpeciesCommon NameRegional Ecosystem
Adenanthera pavoninaRed Bead Tree7.3.10
Aglaia sapindinaBoodyarra7.8.3
Alphitonia petrieiRed Ash7.8.4
Alstonia scholarisMilky Pine7.8.1
Alyxia oblongataPrickly Alyxia7.8.2
Apodytes brachystylisBuff Alder7.8.4
Argyrodendron trifoliolatumBrown Tulip Oak7.8.2
Aristolochia acuminataNative Dutchman's Pipe7.8.2
Athertonia diversifoliaAtherton Oak7.8.2, 7.8.3
Baileyoxylon lanceolatumBaileyoxylon7.8.2
Brachychiton acerifoliusFlame Tree7.8.3
Castanospora alphandiiBrown Tamarind7.8.3
Commersonia bartramiaBrown Kurrajong7.3.10
Daphnandra repandulaNorthern Sassafras7.8.4
Darlingia darlingianaBrown Silky Oak7.8.2,
Delarbrea michianaBlue Nun7.8.2
Dianella atraxisNorthern Flax Lily7.8.2
Dillenia alataRed Beech7.3.10
Dysoxylum mollissimum subsp. molleMiva Mahogany7.8.3
Dysoxylum parasiticumYellow Mahogany7.8.2
Elaeocarpus sp. Mt Bellenden KerQuandong7.8.2
Elaeocarpus stellarisStar Quandong7.8.2
Elattostachys microcarpaScrub Tamarind7.8.2
Euroschinus falcatus var. falcatusPink Poplar7.8.2
Ficus congesta var. congestaRed Leaf Fig7.8.2
Ficus pleurocarpaBanana Fig7.8.4
Flindersia acuminataSilver Silkwood7.8.2
Flindersia bourjotianaNorthern Silver Ash7.8.2
Flindersia brayleyanaQueensland Maple7.8.1, 7.8.2, 7.8.4
Gillbeea adenopetalaPink Alder7.8.4
Glochidion philippicumDaintree Cheese Tree7.3.10
Gmelina fasciculifloraWhite Beech7.8.2
Homalanthus novoguineensisNative Bleeding Heart7.8.4
Karrabina biagiana (formerly Geissois)Northern Brush Mahogany7.8.2
Laccospadix australasicusAtherton Palm7.8.4
Mallotus philippensisRed Kamala7.8.2
Melicope vitifloraNorthern Evodia7.8.2
Mischocarpus lachnocarpusWoolly Pear Fruit7.8.2
Neisosperma poweriiRed Boat tree7.8.4
Ostrearia australianaHard Pink Alder7.8.2
Pararchidendron pruinosumTulip Siris7.3.10, 7.8.2
Phaleria clerodendronScented Daphne7.3.10
Pittosporum ferrugineumRusty Pittosporum7.8.2
Pittosporum trilobumRed Pittosporum7.8.3
Prumnopitys amara (formerly Sundacarpus)Black Pine7.8.4
Pullea stutzeriHard Alder7.8.4
Rockinghamia angustifoliaMountain Kamala7.8.2
Schefflera actinophyllaUmbrella Tree7.8.4
Sloanea langiiWhite Carabeen7.8.4
Stenocarpus sinuatusWheel-of-fire7.8.2
Synima cordierorumSynima7.8.4
Syzygium angophoroidesYarrabah Satinash7.8.2
Syzygium australeCreek Cherry7.8.3
Syzygium canicortexYellow Satinash7.8.2
Syzygium claviflorumTrumpet Satinash7.8.2
Syzygium divaricatumCassowary Satinash7.8.2
Syzygium forteWhite Apple7.3.10
Syzygium luehmanniiSmall Leaved Lillipilli7.8.2
Syzygium wilsonii subsp. wilsoniiPowder Puff Lillipilli7.8.3
Terminalia microcarpa (formerly T. sericocarpa)Damson Plum7.3.10
Triunia erythrocarpaSpice Bush7.8.2
Uvaria leichhardtii (formerly Melodorum)Acid Drop Vine7.8.2, 7.8.3
Vanroyena castanospermaPoison Plum7.8.2
Xanthostemon chrysanthusGolden Penda7.8.2

Species and Common names taken from 'Austrailan Tropical Rainforest Plants Edition 7' online key:

http://www.canbr.gov.au/cpbr/cd-keys/RFK7/key/RFK7/Media/Html/index_rfk.htm

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