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Plants of the Fraser Coast Region

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Abutilon albescens     Miq.

This native shrub is commonly known as lantern bush.

Reported at 1 Fraser Coast locality: Booral.

It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.

In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act this taxon is classified as Least Concern.
Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.

Abutilon albescens is described as a "higher dicot" in the Malvaceae family.

In Queensland this is mainly a coastal/island species. Disjunct southern limit in Fraser Coast region at Booral. Known as Abutilon indicum subsp. albescens (Miq.) Borss.Waalk. in the Australian Plant Census.  

Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.

Australasian Virtual Herbarium

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