Native Plants Queensland
Townsville Branch
           PO Box 363 Aitkenvale Qld 4814

 

 

 

 

 

Hardy Natives for Townsville


This list is prepared on the basis that these plants should be reliable in the area if they are given supplementary watering for the first dry season. After the ensuing wet they should then be established sufficiently to survive without further watering, unless severe drought conditions follow.

 

Acacia holosericea   

 

Acacia leptostachya 

Townsville Wattle 

Acacia salicina 

Sally Wattle 

Alphitonia excelsa 

Soap Tree 

Antidesma parvifolium 

Bird attracting 

Atalaya hemiglauca 

Whitewood 

Bombax ceiba 

Kapok Tree

Buckinghamia celcissima 

Ivory Curl Tree 

Bursaria incana 

Insect attracting 

Bursaria tenuifolia 

Insect attracting 

Callistemon species 

 

Castanospermum australe 

Black Bean 

Chionanthus ramiflora 

Native Olive 

Cochlospermum gillivraei 

Kapok 

Corymbia dallachiana 

Dallachy's Gum 

Corymbia erythrophloia 

Red Barked Bloodwood

Corymbia tessellaris 

Moreton Bay Ash 

Cupaniopsis anacardioides 

Tuckeroo 

Diospyros geminata 

Native Ebony 

Dodonaea viscosa 

 

Drypetes deplanchei 

Yellow Tulipwood

Elaeodendron melanocarpum Olive Plum

Erythrina vespertilio 

Bat's Wing Coral 

Eucalyptus crebra 

Ironbark 

Eucalyptus phoenicea 

Bird attracting 

Eucalyptus platyphylla 

Poplar Gum 

Euroschinus falcata 

Pink Poplar

Ganophyllum falcatum 

Scaly Ash

Geijera salicifolia

Wilga 

Grevillea pteridifolia 

Golden Grevillea 

Grevillea striata 

Beefwood 

Grevillia parallela 

 

Harpullia pendula 

Tulipwood

Lagunaria queenslandica

Norfolk Island Hibiscus

Litsea glutinosa 

 

Lophostemon grandiflorus 

Northern Swamp Mahogany

Lysiphyllum hookeri 

Native Bauhinia 

Melaleuca leucadendra 

Weeping Melaleuca 

Melaleuca nervosa 

 

Melaleuca viridiflora 

Broad Leaved Paperbark

Milletia pinnata 

Pongamia 

Mimusops elengi 

Red Coondoo

Myoporum montanum 

Boobialla 

Petalostigma pubescens 

Quinine Bush 

Phyllanthus lamprophyllus 

 

Pittosporum ferrugineum 

Rusty Pittosporum 

Planchonia careya 

Cocky Apple 

Pleiogynium timorense 

Burdekin Plum 

Scolopia braunii 

Good butterfly tree 

Sterculia quadrifida 

Peanut Tree 

Terminalia species 

 

Timonius timon 

 

Xanthorrhoea johnsonii 

Grasstree