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Plants of the Fraser Coast Region

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Mallotus philippensis     (Lam.) Muell.Arg.

This native tree is commonly known as red kamala.

Mallotus philippensis is described as a "dicot" in the Euphorbiaceae family.

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


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 52 Fraser Coast localities: Bauple, Bauple Forest, Bidwill, Boompa, Booral, Brooweena, Burrum Heads, Craignish, Doongul, Duckinwilla, Dundathu, Dundowran, Dundowran Beach, Eli Waters, Gigoomgan, Glenbar, Glenorchy, Glenwood, Gootchie, Gundiah, Howard, Island Plantation, Kanigan, Magnolia, Malarga, Maryborough, Maryborough West, Mount Urah, Netherby, Owanyilla, Pialba, Pioneers Rest, Point Vernon, Poona, River Heads, Scarness, St Mary, Takura, Talegalla Weir, Teddington, Teebar, Tiaro, Tinana, Tinana South, Toogoom, Torquay, Tuan Forest, Urangan, Urraween, Woocoo, Yengarie, Yerra.

Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.