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Cape Cleveland Plants

Listings from the Seed List and Journal of Allan Cunningham, who travelled as botanist with Phillip Parker King,
and anchored near Cape Cleveland on 14th June 1819

 

Seed List

Cunningham's Notes

Current Name

Comments

Jasminium divaricatum

 

Jasminium didymum

 

Pityrodia salvifolia

Petandra

Pityrodia salvifolia

The note Petandra or Pentandra seems irrelevant - it is the name of the exotic Kapok

Genipa sp.

Rubiaceae

Atractocarpus fitzalani

 

Rutaceae

Pentandria

 

Pentandria is a class of plants having 5 stamens

Strychnos lucida

 

Strychnos psilosperma

 

Alyxia obtusifolia

 

Alyxia spicata

 

Alyxia ruscifolia

 

Alyxia ruscifolia

 

Eustrephus angustifolius

E. latifolius - Octandria

Eustrephus latifolius

Octandria - a class of plants having 8 stamens

Dodonaea

 

Dodonaea

 

Euphorbiaceae

perhaps croton

perhaps Croton magneticus

 

Banistera australis

Ryssopteris timorensis

Ryssopterys timoriensis

 

Corchorus hygrophilus

 

Corchorus hygrophilus

Type: [Queensland, North Kennedy District:] Cleveland Bay, June 1819, A. Cunningham 200 (holo: K!).

Cleome viscosa

 

Cleome viscosa

 

Hibiscus heterophyllus

Diadelphia

Hibiscus heterophyllus

Diadelphia - A class of plants whose stamens are united into two bundles by their filaments

Crotalaria macrophylla

Flemingia congesta

Flemingia macrophylla

 

Diadelphia habit of Galega

   

Would be Indigofera or Tephrosia sp.

Stylosanthes sp.

Polydelphia, Syngenesia

Stylosanthes

Polydelphia - stamens when grouped in 3 or more bundles. Syngenesia - class of plants where stamens are united by the anthers.

Bidens sp.

Foliis pinnatus linearibus subulatus

Bidens bipinnata

The winged leaves very narrow and tapered

Aster sp. Suffruticose

   

suffruticose = having a stem that is woody only at the base; somewhat shrubby

Cucurbitaceae

 

Diplocyclos palmatus

 

Acacia humifusa

 

Acacia humifusa

Type: "N. Coast, Bauer; Cleveland Bay, Cunningham."

Acacia simsii

 

Acacia simsii

Type: "N.E. Coast, Cleveland's Bay, Cunningham; also in Bauer's collection, and cultivated in Trinidad and in Mauritius Botanic Garden from Australian seed."

Acacia umbellata

 

Acacia umbellata

Type: "N. Coast, Bauer, Cleveland Bay and Cape Flinders, Cunningham."

Rubiaceae

Tetrandia, Monog.

 

Tetrandia is a class of plants having 4 stamens. Monogynia is an order containing several genera inc. Protea

Hedysarum sp

Alysicarpus sp.

Alysicarpus bupleurifolius?

Now divided into many genera inc. Desmodium but most likely Alysicarpus bupleurifolius

Chionanthus axillaris

Oleaceae/small tree

Chionanthus axillaris

 

Pimela sp aff latifolia

a shrub found on the barren rocky hills and shores of Cleveland Bay

Pimelea latifolia subsp. latifolia

Solanum sp

a tall shrub 10ft high. Hills about Cape Cleveland

Lycianthes shanesii

 

Apoctnea Thyclinera

a small tree in shaded brushes. This could be Ervatamia

Tabernaemontana orientalis

 

Bursaria macrophylla

a slender tree 20ft high

Bursaria incana

 

Loranthus sp.

Octandria

 

A mistletoe in family Loranthaceae

Dodonaea floribunda

 

Dodonaea lanceolata

 

Combretaceae

Decandria

Terminalia sp.

 

Jussiaea

Didynamia

Ludwegia octovalvis

 

Pityrodia salvifolia

A strong scented shrub of spreading growth

Pityrodia salvifolia

 

Erythrina australis

 

Erythrina vespertilio

 

Crotalaria sp.

retusa?

   

Crotalaria laburnifolia

 

Crotalaria laburnifolia

 

Canavalia obtusifolia

 

Canavalia rosea

 

Dolichos gladiatus

Canavalia ensiformis

Canavalia papuana

 

Glycine sp.

 

Glycine

 

Galea sp.

Asteraceae

   

Helichrysum rupicola

 

Coronidium rupicola

 

Vittadinia scabra

 

Peripleura scabra

 

Monenteles globiferous

 

Pterocaulon sphacelatum

 

Acacia crosfricata

     

Ficus frazeri

 

Ficus opposita?

Could be F. virens Aiton or F. fraseri Miq (with an S) which is a sandpaper type

Ficus sp

overhanging large rocks

Ficus obliqua?

 

Lygodium semibipinnatum

 

Lygodium flexuosum

Fern

Ectrosia

leporina?

Ectrosia leporina

Type: "QUEENSLAND. North Kennedy District: Cleveland Bay, barren soils, June 1819, Cunningham 350."

Andropogon internmedius

 

Bothriochloa bladhii

grass

Grevillea sp.

allied to polystchya or striata

Grevillea parallela/striata

 

Carissa ovata

 

Carissa ovata

 

Clerodendrum floribundum

 

Clerodendrum floribundum

 
       

From Cunninghams Journal

     
       

Sesbania sp.

very nearly related to S. aegyptiaca

 

Grewia

nearly related to Mallococca

Grewia retusifolia

 

Myoporum tenuifolium

 

Myoporum montanum

 

Psychotria sp

 

Psychotria poliostemma

 

Centranthera hispida

 

Centranthera cochinchinensis

 

Psychotria sp.

nearly related to that above but appears distinct. Also found on Fitzroy Island

Psychotria fitzalanii

 

Pandanus pedunculatus

 

Pandanus tectorius

 

Melaleuca sp.

 

Melaleuca viridiflora

 

Species of Gardenia

ochreata?

Larsenaikia ochreata

 

Eranthium variable

 

Pseuderanthum variabile

Brown's spelling was originally Eranthemum variabile - now Pseuderanthemum variabile

Pavetta sp.

australiensis

Pavetta australiensis

 

Santalum sp. oblongatum

of Mr Brown

Santalum lanceolatum

 

Bignonia pandorea

 

Pandorea pandorana

 

Sphaeranthus

 

Sphaeranthus africanus

 

Ehretia saligna

 

Ehretia membranifolia

 

Rhizophora mangle

stylosa?

Rhizophora stylosa

 

Bruguiera gymnorhiza

 

Bruguiera gymnorhiza

 

Sersalisia sericea

 

Sersalisia sericea

 

Species of Eucalyptus

like Blue Gum of Port Jackson

Eucalyptus tereticornis

 

A plant nearly related to Ateleia

   

Angophora of Repulse Bay

?Tristiania

   

Euphorbia sp.

     

Dwarf Casuarina

C. equisetifolia

Casuarina equisetifolia

 

Eucalytus sp.

(Iron Bark)

Eucalyptus drepanophylla

 

Norfolk Pine

 

Araucaria cunninghamii

Cunniingham refers to Auracaria cunninghamii, the Hoop Pine, as Norfolk Pine throughout his Journals

Araliaceae

Schefflera actinophylla

Schefflera actinophylla

 

Phyllanthus sp.

ailloriascula

Phyllanthus fuernrohrii

 
 

A reclining aculeated shrub suspected to be of the Pittosporaceae

Citriobatus spinescens?