Native Plants Queensland
Townsville Branch
           PO Box 363 Aitkenvale Qld 4814

 

 

 

 

Many Peaks Range

 

Many Peaks Trail can be accessed from Cape Pallarenda, east of Walter Nesbit Park, or from Freshwater car park
in the Town Common - see Map here

The trail passes through a variety of habitats including open woodland and vine thickets on the hill slopes.  The following list is representative of the native species that may be found along the way, and those that are underlined will link to full descriptions 

Abrus precatorius Fabaceae Crab's Eye Vine, Giddee Giddee
Aeschynomene indica Fabaceae Budda Pea
Aidia racemosa Rubiaceae Archer Cherry
Alectryon connatus Sapindaceae Alectryon
Allopteris cimicina Poaceae  
Alphitonia excelsa Rhamnaceae Red Ash
Alyxia ruscifolia Apocynaceae Moonya
Ancistrachne uncinulata Poaceae Hooky Grass
Anisomeles malabarica Lamiaceae
Antidesma parvifolium Stilaginaceae Currant Bush
Aristida gracilipes Poaceae  
Arthragrostis deschampsioides Poaceae  
Brachychiton australis Sterculaceae Bottle Tree
Cajanus reticulatus Myrtaceae
Canarium australianum Bursaraceae Melville Island White Beech
Canavalia papuana Fabaceae
Capparis arborea Capparaceae Caper
Capparis canescens Capparaceae Wild Orange
Carissa ovata Apocynaceae Currant Bush
Cayratia trifolia Vitaceae Pepper Vine
Cissus opaca Vitaceae Native Grape
Cissus reniformis Vitaceae Native Grape
Cochlospermum gillivraei Bixaceae Kapok
Commelina diffusa Commelinaceae Wandering Jew
Commelina ensifolia Commelinaceae Wandering Jew
Corymbia intermedia Myrtaceae Pink Bloodwood
Corymbia tessellaris Myrtaceae Moreton Bay ash
Crotalaria calycina Fabaceae Rattlepod
Crotalaria montana Fabaceae Rattelpod
Crotalaria pallida Fabaceae Streaked Rattlepod
Cupaniopsis anacardioides Sapindaceae Tuckeroo
Deeringia amaranthoides Amaranthaceae
Dendrophthoe glabrescens Loranthaceae Mistletoe
Desmodium filiforme Fabaceae  
Diplocyclos palmatus Cucurbitaceae Striped Cucumber
Dodonaea viscosa ssp burmanniana Sapindaceae
Drypetes deplanchei Euphorbiaceae Yellow Tulipwood
Elaeodendron melanocarpum Celastraceae Olive Plum
Enneapogon lindleyanus Poaceae Conetop Nineawn
Eragrostis spartinoides Poaceae  
Eucalyptus crebra Myrtaceae Narrow-leafed Ironbark
Eucalyptus platyphylla Myrtaceae Poplar Gum
Euroschinus falcatus Anacardiaceae Ribbonwood, Pink Poplar
Eustrephus latifolius Laxmanniaceae Wombat Berry
Evolvus alsinoides Convolvulaceae Tropical Speedwell
Ficus obliqua Moraceae Small-leaved Fig
Fimbristylis dichotima Cyperaceae  
Fitzalania heteropetala Annonaceae Orange Annona
Flueggea virosa subsp. melanthesoides Phyllanthaceae White Currant
Garuga floribunda Bursaraceae Garuga
Geijera salicifolia Rutaceae Wilga
Gossia bidwillii Myrtaceae Python Tree,Refrigerator Tree
Grewia australis Sparrmanniaceae Emu Berry
Grewia retusifolia Sparrmanniaceae Emu Bush
Heteropogon contortus Poaceae Black Spear Grass
Hibiscus tiliaceus Malvaceae Cottonwood, Cotton Tree
Hypoestes floribunda Acanthaceae
Indogofera pratensis Fabaceae Forest Indigo
Jagera pseudorhus Sapindaceae Foam Bark
Jasminum didymum s. racemosum Oleaceae Coastal Jasmine
Jasminum simplicifolium Oleaceae
Kailarsenia ochreata Rubiaceae Native Gardenia
Litsea glutinosa Lauraceae Bollywood
Lomandra longifolia Amaranthaceae Narrow Leaved Mat Rush
Lophostemon grandiflorus Myrtaceae Northern Swamp Box
Maclura cochinchinensis Moraceae Cockspur Thorn
Macroptilium lathyroides Fabaceae Phasey Bean
Mallotus phillipensis Eupphorbiaceae Red Kamala
Maytenus disperma Celastraceae Orange Boxwood
Melaleuca nervosa Myrtaceae Paperbark
Micromelum minutum Rutaceae Lime Berry
Milletia pinnata Fabaceae Pongamia
Mnesithea formosa Poaceae  
Murraya ovatifoliolata Rutaceae Mock Orange
Myoporum acuminatum Myoporaceae Boobialla, Water Bush
Neptunia major Mimosaceae
Pandanus cookii Pandanaceae Pandanus
Paraserianthes toona Mimosaceae Mackay Cedar, Acacia Cedar
Parsonsia lanceolata Apocynaceae Parsonsia
Papalidium distans Poaceae  
Passiflora aurantia Passifloraceae Native Passionfruit
Peripleura scabra Asteraceae Tall Fuzzweed
Phyllanthus novae-hollandiae Euphorbiaceae Phyllanthus
Phyllanthus virgatus Euphorbiaceae  
Pimelia sericostachya Thymelaeaceae
Planchonella cotinifolia Sapotaceae  
Planchonia careya Lecythidaceae Cocky Apple
Pleiogynium timorense Anacardiaceae Burdekin Plum
Pseuderanthemum variable Acanthaceae Pastel flower
Psydrax saligna Rubiaceae  
Sarga plumosum Poaceae Plume Sorghum
Scleria sphacelata Cyperaceae  
Senna gaudichaudii Caesalpiniaceae
Setaria australiensis Poaceae Scrub Pigeon Grass
Sida subspicata Malvaceae Spiked Sida
Sterculia quadrifida Sterculaceae Peanut Tree
Tabernaemontana orientalis Apocynaceae Eastern Gondola Bush
Tacca leontopetaloides Taccaceae Polynesian Arrowroot
Tephrosia brachyodon Fabaceae
Tephrosia juncea Fabaceae  
Thecanthes cornucopiae Thymeliaceae Northern Rice Flower
Themedia triandra Poaceae Kangaroo Grass
Tinospora smilacina Menispermaceae Arrow Head Vine
Triodia stenostachya Poaceae Spinifex
Trophis scandens Moraceae Burnie Vine
Turraea pubescens Meliaceae Turraea
Urochloa pubigera Poaceae Arm Grass