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TREAT News | Storm Season October - December 2020

Workshops 2020 and Christmas Break

DateTimeEventLocation
Saturday 14 November9.00 amTree ID and seed propagation workshopLake Eacham nursey
Saturday 21 November8.30 amRevegetation workshopFreemans Forest NR, Cutler Road

These popular workshops are being held again. Covid restrictions are still in place and numbers are limited (currently 20), so please register if you wish to attend: Barbara Lanskey (ph 4091 4468) or Trish Forsyth (mob 0417 913 694). Both workshops are free and open to anyone. Social distancing will be observed.

Tree identification and seed propagation workshop

Dinah Hansman will again be presenting the tree identification session and Peter Snodgrass the seed propagation session. Dinah brings along various tree branches to show how to identify a tree species by examining its leaf features. Peter shows the different types of seeds and fruits and the best ways to germinate and grow them.

The workshop is held in two sessions with a tea/coffee break in between. The workshop is scheduled to finish at 12.30pm.

Revegetation workshop

This workshop is held at Freemans Forest Nature Refuge where hole digging and planting can be demonstrated. An information session is held first, to talk about what is involved in site preparation, planting and maintenance of a planting site. Mark and Angela McCaffrey and Peter Snodgrass share their knowledge and extensive experience and notes are handed out. There is a break after the information session, then at an appropriate area, augers are used to dig holes and trees are planted, to give participants hands-on experience. The workshop usually finishes about midday. Freemans Forest NR is on Cutler Road off Lake Barrine Road.

Christmas/New Year break

Because of the unusual circumstances with Covid restrictions, unfortunately there will be no TREAT Christmas party this year, although members may still bring special food and Christmas decorations for their rostered Fridays before Christmas.

The nursery staff will be taking their usual Christmas/New Year break. Their last working day for 2020 will be Thursday 24th December and their first working day for 2021 will be Monday 4th January. TREAT's last Friday working bee for the year will be 18th December, and the first Friday working bee in the new year will be 8th January.


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Figs, Figs and More Figs

Nigel Tucker

An observant visitor to the Lake Eacham Nursery will notice the variety and abundance of fig tree species (Ficus) grown for restoration projects. Stranglers, bananas, sandpapers, septics and all kinds of cluster-fig trees are propagated annually for projects in virtually every type of rainforest ecosystem in north Queensland. The reason for this is singular and critical; fig trees are keystone species, without this genus the rainforest ecosystems we see today would not exist. If we are to establish the framework for longer term rainforest recovery, fig trees need to be one of the first species to be planted.

Before delving into this, a quick word on the unusual life history of this genus. Technically, fig 'fruits' (more correctly 'syconia') are actually flowers that have turned themselves inside out and shunned the outside world. For the past 90 million years or so, fig trees have enjoyed a totally symbiotic relationship with the fig wasps (Agaonidae) - insects with an equally interesting life history. Mosquito-sized and covered in pollen, female wasps enter the unripe fig, unwittingly losing their wings and antennae as they crawl inside, then lay their eggs and die (so ending their 48 hour life span). Male wasp hatchlings then fertilise the female larvae, instinctively chew escape tunnels for them, and then die (48 hours lived entirely within the darkness of the fig!). Hatchling females exit through the tunnels, getting a dusting of pollen in the process, before flying off to find the right fig in which to lay their eggs. Most fig wasps are highly specific, only pollinating a single species of fig plant; others have more generalist tastes and will pollinate different species.

Despite an outward appearance of a plentiful bounty, the availability of fruits in the rainforest is patchy, often dominated by seasonality. So, for fruit eaters like a pigeon, drongo, starling, fruit bat or cassowary this means that at some point your favourite foods are in short supply. (Personally, I'd love nothing more than fresh mangoes every day of the year, but I digress.) Given that around 80% of local rainforest trees produce fleshy fruits, many birds, mammals and insects are dependent on a regular supply of fruit for survival, and (unlike mangoes) temporary unavailability becomes a matter of life and death. Enter the fig tree.

North Queensland's forests contain around 30 species of native fig. Whilst the red stipule fig (Ficus triradiata) is found only between Cooktown and Mt. Molloy, other species such as cluster fig (Ficus racemosa) occur from south-east Qld to south-east Asia. River fig (Ficus adenosperma) is a shrubby species, green fig (Ficus virens) is the strangler of Curtain Fig proportions whilst nipple fig (Ficus leptoclada) is a modest in-between. This variety of size, shape and habitat, coupled with high species diversity, tips a balance in favour of fruit-eaters, giving these animals the year-round access to the fruits they need to survive and persist. When there is nothing else to eat - there is always a fig!

Planting a variety of fig trees increases availability of the fruit resources upon which so many species depend. The 5-10mm fruit size of small-leaf fig (Ficus obliqua) suits consumption by smaller birds whose mouths (or gape-width) can swallow a range of fruits less than 10mm. By comparison, no small bird can handle the 30mm x 45mm fruits of Moreton Bay fig (Ficus watkinsiana), but spectacled flying foxes, green possums and cassowaries can, and they are all efficient dispersers of these and other large-fruited figs. Planting a variety of fig trees is therefore likely to support more life forms and species as plantings mature and reproduction begins (usually between four and eight years).

Apart from expanding the local stocks of fruit resources, there are other reasons why fig trees are important in restoration. Fruit eating is a two-way street. As birds and animals consume those figs, they deposit seeds beneath feed trees, adding all of those species the nurseries never grow and you will never plant - understorey trees, vines and rattans - the life forms that add to the complex structure and high species diversity that is tropical forest. Importantly though, birds and animals consuming figs carry them far and wide, potentially depositing the seeds of fig trees many kilometres distant.

When planning any restoration planting, aim to make fig trees at least 10% of the total numbers that you plant, and try to establish as many species as possible. Use only local species, ensuring their final size is considered. Staff at the Lake Eacham Nursery can advise on the best species for your site.

Banana fig Rusty fig

Ficus pleurocarpa and Ficus destruens.

And these are a few of my favourite figs. .

A very tasty local fig is the large and juicy strawberry flavoured cluster fig - Ficus racemosa. This fast-growing tree is especially common in the drier forests of the Goldsbrough Valley, and along many coastal rivers. Whilst ideal for re-planting on coastal streams, an added delight is the potato-chip crunch in your mouth as you bite into the final remains of the wasps who gave their lives in the pursuit of pollination; most final remains are absorbed by the fig tree using an enzyme called ficain, but some body parts linger longer.

Found at any moist site including creek banks, the red-leaf fig Ficus congesta var. congesta is a widespread species, and valuable in restoration. Able to cope with flooded sites and poorly drained areas, moderate frost and low intensity fires, this is a very tough and adaptable plant. Easily grown from cuttings, red-leaf fig is an ideal fig tree for smaller plantings, growing to around 8m with large yellow (apparently edible) fruit.

Plentiful fig (Ficus copiosa) is another widespread, adaptable fig found in a variety of forest types. The 50mm purple fruits are sweet and tasty, again with that distinctive dead wasp crunch, and produced in large clusters that attract large numbers of birds, animals and insects. This is another smaller fig - well suited to suburban gardens and house yards.

Rusty fig (Ficus destruens) is unmistakable with leaves rusty coloured beneath, glossy green above, and distinctive orange fruits. Found in lowland and upland rainforest and adjacent tall open forests, this large strangler fig is suited to all types of plantings where tree size isn't a concern. Like all strangler figs, rusty fig can be planted directly into the ground and doesn't require a host to strangle.

Found only in far north Queensland, banana fig (Ficus pleurocarpa) is one of the largest figs, with fruits resembling lady finger bananas. Unparalleled as shade trees, they and other fig trees are lamentably unloved by regional Councils (aka fig tree enemy #1). Cassowaries, fruit pigeons and musky-rat kangaroos are all dispersers of this large fruited species.

Postscript:

If you're a vegetarian, or you're allergic to dead wasps, or perhaps you're someone who just doesn't like eating insects - this shouldn't deter you from eating dried figs (Ficus carica). Grown by humans for thousands of years, F. carica is one of a group of figs that reproduces asexually, without the need for pollination. Rest easy, there are no wasps and the crunch in your mouth comes from the dried seeds.


2020 AGM Report

Barb Lanskey

TREAT's 38th Annual General Meeting was held at the Yungaburra Community Hall on the evening of Friday 4th September. Covid restrictions were in place but we had the allowable 30 people attend, chairs placed appropriately for social distancing.

The Nursery report was presented by Emily and Simon from QPWS and the production and distribution figures appear in Peter's Nursery News in this newsletter. Mandy had distributed copies of the Treasurer's report and this was presented and accepted. Angela read her President's report (it appears below) and it was received with acclamation.

All committee positions were then declared vacant and Michael Cole-King took charge of the election of office bearers for the next year. With some added humour, all office bearers were re-elected. A list of the 12 positions and the nominees had been on display at the nursery for the previous two weeks. The committee remains as:

There was no business raised in the General Meeting which follows the AGM.

Angela then introduced our guest speaker for the evening, Scott Morrison from Tablelands Regional Council, who gave a presentation 'Beating About the Bush', an overview of the environmental work of TRC. There were several questions following the talk, then supper was taken. Only finger food was allowed but we could still indulge in goodies cut to size. The evening concluded about 9.30pm.


President's Report AGM 2020

Angela McCaffrey

I'm sure this year every report for every group and company, will start with the same observation, that 2020 has been a most unusual and difficult year due to Covid 19 and the spread of the global pandemic.

TREAT has fared better than most and the pandemic has provided the opportunity to think around problems and find new, often better, ways of getting things done.

Looking back at the last 12 months, I first of all want to mention the changes that have happened to staffing at the nursery. Nick Stevens, Ranger in Charge, has had on-going health problems and took long term leave in January. Peter Snodgrass was moved into a temporary Ranger in Charge position. Simon Brown came in to take Peter's position and currently Emily Bodenmann is in the 003 Ranger position.

On behalf of all members I send Nick every good wish for a speedy recovery and a return to full health.

Our last AGM was only a few days after our beloved BBQ trailer was stolen. Since then many volunteers stepped up to help replace the trailer and all the contents, and to substantially improve security at Freeman's shed. Thanks go to John Hardman and Doug Burchill who both did the bulk of the work involved. Thanks also go to Atherton Rotary Club who assisted with a $5,000 donation to help us buy a new trailer. Many others contributed and I thank them all. The new trailer is a big improvement on the old one, which evolved over time rather than being specifically designed for the job, which the new one is.

In November we held our usual workshops - one at the nursery on Tree Identification and Seed Propagation (led by Dinah Hansman and Peter Snodgrass) and the other on Site Preparation, Planting Techniques and Maintenance (led by Mark McCaffrey, Peter Snodgrass and myself). Both workshops were organised and catered for by Barbara Lanskey and Trish Forsyth. Thanks to all concerned.

Next came the planting season coinciding with the wet season. This was of course interrupted by the pandemic restrictions but we managed to get 8 of the plantings undertaken on 6 sites between February and April: 2,000 trees were planted on the Clarkson's property at Topaz; 5,250 trees were planted in 2 events at the McLean Ridge property for TREAT at Lake Eacham; 1,700 trees were planted on Emms' property at Lake Barrine; 1,000 trees were planted at Massey Creek for QPWS; 1,800 trees were planted at the Bonadio property for Barron Catchment Care; and a total of 6,000 trees were eventually planted over approximately 4 events at Misty Mountain NR property for South Endeavour Trust.

Restrictions were in place in earnest during the Misty Mountain plantings so we had small groups, well distanced, for several hours sustained by apples, bananas and biscuits because we could not hold barbecues.

Those who are eagle-eyed will note that these figures differ from those in the QPWS annual report. That is because our figures include all trees planted including those which come from other nurseries whereas the QPWS figures show only the trees supplied by the QPWS/TREAT nursery.

I thank all the volunteers and organisers of all plantings for their hard work.

In addition to the Saturday morning plantings, a total of 7,738 trees were planted in members' own planting projects.

I will talk in a bit more detail about the TREAT project plantings at McLean Ridge. These followed on from the planting of 1.3ha done last year funded by Don Crawford. This year's planting of a further 1.35ha was funded by the Qld Government's Community Sustainability Grant scheme and continues the work of strengthening the corridor between Lake Barrine and Lake Eacham. A total of 150 people came including volunteers, SFS students, BBQ teams and QPWS staff. All the trees were watered in by hose, a tremendous effort. Next year a similar sized area is planned and that should finish off the planting part of this particular project.

The restrictive Covid 19 measures extended to the nursery in that Friday morning working bees were originally cancelled. During this time, in order to keep production going, a few local dedicated volunteers had seedlings, potting mix and pots delivered to their houses, or fruit for seed processing. Sometimes the finished items were left outside the gates of the nursery for contactless operation.

It was wonderful to hear that not only did the nursery find a way to continue production but the home potters exceeded the number of seedlings normally potted up for the same period. Huge thanks go to Trish and Andrew Forsyth, Irene Gorman, Gordon Lyle, Brian Robertson, Elizabeth Hamilton-Shaw, Rob and Belinda Bogart, Dinah Hansman, Geoff Errey and anyone else who took work home. Thanks also go to Rob Strachan for slashing the track at McLean Ridge keeping easy access to the planting site. I would especially like to thank Peter Snodgrass for keeping everything going smoothly, and all the QPWS nursery staff for the enormous effort they have put in during difficult times.

By June we were back at the nursery, firstly just 8 volunteers being allowed and then soon expanding to 20 as state virus numbers were controlled. This is where we still stand at the moment, so to give more people the chance to be a part of the action, we are alternating groups of volunteers each fortnight. It was lovely when we were able to get back some normality including Linda's well organised morning tea which is loved by all comers and contributors alike.

Of course, everyone must use hand sanitizer and maintain social distancing, just as we continue to do tonight.

Finally as always in this report, I want to thank all the very capable and supportive members of the committee. They work incredibly well as a team, dividing the numerous and substantial amounts of work between them. Jobs such as secretary, treasurer, coordinating tree allocations to members, newsletter editing, project funding, website management, data base maintenance, media management, monitoring of weeds and previous planting sites, membership coordination, and the organisation of new plantings, workshops, market stalls and field days - all take a huge amount of time and effort which is very much appreciated by myself and TREAT as a whole.

I very much look forward to getting back to the large numbers of volunteers at the nursery and plantings in the future and the opportunity to give each other a hug or a pat on the back for a job well done. In the meantime we can only get on with doing our best to maintain the success of tree planting and conservation on the Tablelands.


Beating About the Bush

Shirley Prout/ Barb Lanskey

The Co-ordinator of Natural Resource Management and Biosecurity for Tablelands Regional Council (TRC), Scott Morrison, was the guest speaker at TREAT's AGM and spoke about the work TRC does in various fields concerning the environment. He noted that much of the information he gave was also on the TRC website. This is a brief summary, including information from the website.

TRC has a responsibility to ensure legislation protecting the environment is upheld, and the community is educated on the impacts they have on natural resource management. The Tablelands and environs have some of the best agricultural land in Queensland, coupled with the most intact savannah woodlands and oldest tropical rainforests on Earth. The Tablelands area receives 22% of the water that ends up in the Great Barrier Reef. It covers 10 catchments and is a region recognised as a crucial network of natural corridors linking the eucalyptus dominant Einasleigh Uplands of the west to the Wet Tropics rainforest of the Great Dividing Range in the east.

Land Protection Unit

TRC has two Land Protection Units, one based in Ravenshoe and one based in Malanda. These units have various responsibilities and provide various environmental services.

Fire Management

Proactive fire management is critical for the protection of life, property and the integrity of natural ecosystems. The Units work with multiple agencies to achieve their burning objectives of a five year strategy, contributing to the Tablelands Local Disaster Management Plan.

Pest Plants and Animals

The TRC Local Area Pest Management Plan is a requirement under the Biosecurity Act 2014 and reflects community expectations with agreed control actions for 20 plant and 5 animal pest species. The plan was formed with representatives from community groups and local and State Government. It provides landholders with strategic direction and mechanisms to set priorities for pest management on their property. In the event of the discovery of significant new pest outbreaks, Land Protection Officers participate in joint task force operations, map and control infestations and report information to the Dept. of Agriculture and Fisheries and other stakeholders. New discoveries of pest species can result in a change of work priorities in the Land Protection Unit. Infestations of fireweed (Senecio madagascariensis) at East Evelyn, Wongabel and Wondecla are requiring concerted effort. There are chemicals registered to eradicate it but foot patrols, hand pulling and bagging are used, as well as a fireweed detector dog, as when it is not flowering it is very difficult to see. Surveys for pest ants are ongoing. Two vehicle-mounted spray units are available for loan to the community to assist in the control of priority weed species. Vehicle wash-down facilities have been built at Millaa Millaa and Malanda. There are also wash-down tanks at priority sites along roadside slashing routes. Weed treatment schedules are made in conjunction with slashing schedules.

TRC Community Revegetation Nursery

Since 1989 the Nursery has produced and supplied native trees to numerous townships and local landholders. More than 900,000 trees have been planted, resulting in the creation of environmentally significant wildlife corridors that link isolated remnants of vegetation, improve soil stabilisation and water quality, enhance shade shelter belts on agricultural land and improve scenic amenity.

It is pleasing to note the Nursery has recently acquired a new 'propagation room' for seed germination and now has two part-time staff to assist with nursery production targets. A small number of volunteers also assist with nursery work on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Wildlife Passages

Collaborative projects with community groups, private landholders, Dept. of Transport and Main Roads, Dept. of Environment and Science, universities and Wet Tropics Management Authority have established significant areas of vegetated corridors through tree planting. Other achievements include under-road wildlife passages, overhead rope bridges and installation of tree-kangaroo crossing road signage.

Significant Remnant Vegetation

TRC is responsible for around 40 hectares of critically endangered Mabi Forest at Tolga Scrub and Picnic Crossing Reserve, the Tepon-Wondecla Nature Refuge, and other TRC conservation parks and reserves. Approximately 34,000 native trees have been established at these sites by the Community Revegetation Nursery in collaboration with community groups.

Environmental Education

The Land Protection Unit and Community Revegetation Nursery supplies environmental education material to schools and community groups, has environmental education stalls at regional show days and hosts volunteers including secondary and tertiary students.

External Grants

As the opportunity arises, State and Federal grants are hosted by the Land Protection Unit and Community Revegetation Nursery in collaboration with local NRM and community groups.

Development Proposal Assessments

Scott's role includes working closely with TRC Planning Officers to achieve positive environmental outcomes in relation to habitat and biodiversity, watercourses and wetlands, and water resources. This arrangement includes providing advice on Environmental Impact Statements and revegetation requirements for development proposals. Kylie Freebody, from the Community Revegetation Nursery, works closely with Scott as the TRC Natural Assets Advisor.

Natural Asset Strategy

A Natural Asset Strategy is currently being prepared. Completed surveys indicate - priority land types are TRC reserves and other rural land; priority actions are safeguarding against biosecurity risks and supporting revegetation projects; the highest ranked natural assets are remnant rainforest biodiversity and waterways; and the highest ranked risks are land use intensification, fragmentation, invasive species and climate change.

Link to TRC document 'Beating About the Bush: An Overview of TRC's Role in Natural Asset Management in our Region' https://www.trc.qld.gov.au/download/beating-bush-overview-trcs-role-natural-asset-management-region/ .


POTSHOTS

Geoff Errey

TREAT members are grateful for the unique partnership we have with QPWS, and all the benefits that accrue from working with them. We have a roof over our heads on Friday mornings (or at least an umbrella), the staff have gone out during the week and collected seeds for us to process and sow and they look after the trees when we've gone home.

And we don't have to buy the pots and trays we use in our work each week. Given that there are probably 40-50,000 pots and several hundred trays in the nursery, we can be grateful for that too. There are ways we can all help in reducing the cost by looking after this plastic equipment.

Once the pots and trays have been out to a community planting, they're brought back to the nursery to be recycled. This involves a small team of volunteers washing them, steam-sterilising them and then storing them for reuse. Each one (the pots and trays, not the volunteers) might be used four or five times over ten or more years before they finally become too decrepit and have to be tossed out. (No similar comments about the volunteers will be entertained.)

While the pots and trays are reasonably sturdy, they are susceptible to certain types of damage, particularly distortion. This is mainly caused by them being forced together too tightly when being packed up after plantings. In the case of the pots, it means the mesh at the bottom is bowed out of shape; either breaking it completely, or creating a bulge which means it can no longer stand vertical. Wastage of up to 70% can occur when this happens. Trays too can be forced out of shape, weakening the sides and creating the risk of the tray failing, usually when someone is carrying it full of plants! This in turn creates language you wouldn't want your mother to hear.

So if you are packing up pots and trays for return to the nursery, either from your own plantings at home, or after a community planting, please stack them thoughtfully (don't jam them together), and they will last even longer, though perhaps not as long as those whose task it is to wash them.

Returned pots and trays at nursery

Returned pots and trays at nursery.


Nursery News

Peter Snodgrass

After an unusual winter, spring has finally sprung and is already putting some colour back into our lives regardless of some of the global gloom. Mother nature might be trying to tell us something in this period with La Nina forecast and many trees producing fruit earlier than expected. There could be some storms ahead but hopefully that will provide us with some good rain, preferably without disturbing the place too much.

Lake Eacham Nursery finally has a new storage shed. It enables us to store equipment in a much more organised fashion and we are in the process of completing the internal fit-out. Now that we have removed and disposed of the old brown shed, we can commence the finishing touches to the site surrounding the new shed. Thank you all for your patience during the construction period when the area was closed off.

Leading into the later part of the year means it's once again time to prepare our sites for the forthcoming planting season. Hopefully we get some rain to assist with this but not too much to hinder our preparation needs.

It has been wonderful to be able to have up to 30 people in the nursery for the Friday morning working bees over the last couple of weeks, which means we get to see even more smiling faces each week. Although this is the case, we still need volunteers to register for the fortnightly roster to ensure they are able to join in. It is frustrating when there are so many people who would like to be here every week, and we certainly hope things will improve, covid restrictions will ease and we can have our regular complement of people in the nursery every week.

I would like to say a huge thank you to Emily Bodenmann and Simon Brown for presenting the annual nursery report at the TREAT AGM while I was on leave. The feedback I received was extremely positive. Nick Stevens' leave has been extended to the end of October at this stage so I am grateful to have Emily and Simon extended also. Their motivated work ethic has been greatly appreciated, particularly through such a busy work schedule.

The following tables reflect the figures presented to the TREAT AGM last month.

It is amazing how production was able to still be so high considering the drop in volunteer hours due to covid-19 restrictions, so well done and thank you so much for everyone's support through this year.

For those members who provide support but are unable to come to the nursery, we hope you are all well, and we wish you all the best for now and through the Christmas period. Stay safe and we look forward to seeing you when we can.

Nursery Production

Nursery Production 2017-20182018-20192019-2020
Volunteer hours at nursery and Display Centre 6,1486,648 5,375
Total potting (includes repotting) 46,537 (12,883)48,732 (19,514) 45,794 (9,703)
Total write-outs 25,93421,125 26,059
Stock held at annual Aug/Sept stocktake 46,50048,732 45,794

Tree Distribution

Tree Distribution 2017-20182018-2019 2019-2020
TREAT members 6,580 7,275 7,738
TREAT projects 5,105 4,830 5,458
Tableland Adventure Group 0 0300
QPWS 8,982 3,030 4,524
Tree-Kangaroo and Mammal Group 3,000 0 3,000
Schools/Landcare 93 5050
School for Field Studies 71 00
Barron Catchment Care (Leslie Ck) 2,105 1,940 2,489
South Endeavour Trust 0 4,000 4,000
Queensland Trust For Nature 0 0 1,500
Total 25,936 21,125 26,059

Fruit Collection Diary July- September 2020

SpeciesCommon NameRegional EcosystemCollection Dates
Acacia mangiumHickory Wattle7.3.1011/07/2020
Ackama australiensisFeather-top7.8.26/08/2020
Acronychia acidulaLemon Aspen7.8.423/07/2020
Acronychia vestitaFuzzy Lemon Aspen7.3.10, 7.8.1, 7.8.216/07, 30/07/2020
Adenanthera pavoninaRed Beantree7.8.116/09/2020
Callitris macleayanaBush Cypress7.8.212/08/2020
Castanospermum australeBlack Bean7.8.130/07/2020
Chionanthus ramiflorusNative Olive7.8.123/09/2020
Clerodendrum longiflorum var. glabrumFlowers of Magic7.8.26/09/2020
Cryptocarya oblataBolly Silkwood7.8.426/08/2020
Cryptocarya onoprienkoanaSouthern Maple7.8.230/07, 20/08/2020
Davidsonia pruriensDavidson's Plum7.8.410/08/2020
Diploglottis diphyllostegiaWild Tamarind7.8.223/09/2020
Dysoxylum rufumHairy Rosewood7.8.223/09/2020
Elaeocarpus angustifoliousBlue Quandong7.8.38/09/2020
Elaeocarpus ruminatusBrown Quandong7.8.220/08/2020
Eupomatia laurinaNative Guava7.3.103/07/2020
Ficus crassipesBroad-leaf Fig7.8.130/07/2020
Ficus drupaceaeHairy Fig7.8.113/08/2020
Ficus henneanaSea Fig7.8.416/09/2020
Ficus pleurocarpaRibbed Banana Fig7.8.1, 7.8.26/08, 13/08/2020
Flindersia acuminataSilver Maple7.8.112/08/2020
Galbulimima belgraveanaPigeonberry Ash7.8.315/07/2020
Hakea plurinervia
7.8.427/08/2020
Helicia lamingtonianaLamington's Silky Oak7.8.2, 7.8.430/07, 26/08, 16/09/2020
Helicia nortonianaNorton's Oak7.3.1016/07/2020
Karrabina biagianaNorthern Brush Mahogany7.8.423/07, 26/08/2020
Litsea leefeanaBrown Bollywood7.3.1016/07/2020
Lomatia fraxinifoliaSilky Oak7.8.42/09/2020
Mallotus paniculatusTurn in the Wind7.3.1016/07/2020
Melicope bonwickiiYellow Evodia7.8.423/07/2020
Melicope elleryanaPink Evodia7.8.2, 7.8.312/08/2020
Melicope xanthoxyloidesYellow Evodia7.3.10, 7.8.130/07, 2/09/2020
Mischocarpus macrocarpusLarge-fruited Mischocarp7.8.426/08/2020
Nauclea orientalisCheesewood 7.3.1016/07/2020
Pittosporum ferrugineumRusty Pittosporum7.8.22/07, 30/07/2020
Sarcotoechia cuneata
7.8.323/09/2020
Syzygium alliiligneumOnionwood7.3.1016/07/2020
Syzygium gustavioidesGrey Satinash7.8.230/07/2020
Syzygium kurandaKuranda Satinash7.8.224/09/2020
Ternstroemia cherryiCherry Beech7.8.230/07/2020
Xanthophyllum octandrumYellow Boxwood7.8.214/07/2020

Species and Common names taken from 'Australian 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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