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Fontainea rostrata     Jessup & Guymer

This native tree is commonly known as Deep Creek fontainea.

Fontainea rostrata is described as a "dicot" in the Euphorbiaceae family.

In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is classified as Vulnerable. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is classified as Vulnerable.

Distribution in the Gympie area north from Coorooy and in the Fraser Coast region on Tinana Creek which appears to be the northern limit. Listed as a priority locally significant species in the Fraser Coast Region Threatened Species Action Plan (Ecosure 2019, Stage 2 TSAP for Fraser Coast LGA, version R3, Report to Fraser Coast Regional Council. Brisbane.). 

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.

Reported at 2 Fraser Coast localities: Magnolia, Teddington.

Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.


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