Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

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Fraser Coast Regional ecosystem information

Regional Ecosystem   12.12.16

 

Priority   2

Short Description  Notophyll vine forest on Mesozoic to Proterozoic igneous rocks

Notes  

Comments  Characteristic localities for RE include Mount Mee and Yandina areas in south and Bulburin, Kroombit Tops and Mount Robert in north of bioregion.

Special Values  Habitat for threatened plant species including Gossia gonoclada, Sarcochilus weinthalii, Triunia robusta, Graptophyllum reticulatum, Planchonella eerwah, Baloghia marmorata, Cassia marksiana, Floydia praealta, Fontainea rostrata, Macadamia integrifolia, M. tetraphylla, Medicosma elliptica, Phyllanthus brassii, Samadera bidwillii, Xanthostemon oppositifolius and near threatened species including Arytera dictyoneura, Rhodamnia glabrescens, Bulbophyllum globuliforme, Dendrobium schneiderae var. schneiderae, Muellerina myrtifolia, Papillilabium beckleri.

Fraser Coast region distribution  Mapped in the south-west of the region.

Long Description  Notophyll vine forest. Characteristic species include Araucaria bidwillii, A. cunninghamii, Argyrodendron trifoliolatum, Argyrodendron sp. (Kin Kin W.D.Francis AQ81198), Backhousia subargentea, Brachychiton discolor, Beilschmiedia obtusifolia, Diospyros pentamera, Grevillea robusta, Gmelina leichhardtii, Ficus macrophylla forma macrophylla and Sloanea woollsii. Eucalyptus spp. especially E. siderophloia, E. propinqua and E. grandis may be present as emergents. Occurs on Mesozoic to Proterozoic igneous rocks. (BVG1M: 2a)

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