Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

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Fraser Coast Regional ecosystem information

Regional Ecosystem   12.2.1

 

Priority   4

Short Description  Notophyll vine forest on parabolic high dunes

Notes  

Comments  12.2.1a: Occurs at 18 Mile Swamp on North Stradbroke Island.

Special Values  Habitat for threatened plant species including Archidendron lovelliae, Cryptocarya foetida and near threatened species including Glycine argyrea and Symplocos harroldii._x000D_ 12.2.1a: Habitat for threatened plant species including Archidendron lovelliae, Cryptocarya foetida and near threatened species including Glycine argyrea and Symplocos harroldii.

Fraser Coast region distribution  Fraser Island only.

Long Description  Notophyll/evergreen notophyll vine forest generally with abundant Archontophoenix cunninghamiana or A. alexandrae in north of bioregion. The plant families Lauraceae, Myrtaceae and Elaeocarpaceae are diagnostic of the type. Occurs on moist/wet, valley floors of parabolic dunes. (BVG1M: 4a)_x000D_ _x000D_ Vegetation communities in this regional ecosystem include: _x000D_ 12.2.1a: Archontophoenix cunninghamiana, Livistona australis, Melicope elleryana closed forest. Usually occurs at the base of high coastal dunes (BVG1M: 4a)

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