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Plants of the Fraser Coast Region

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Vitex melicopea     F.Muell.

This native tree is commonly known as northern vitex.

Vitex melicopea is described as a "dicot" in the Lamiaceae 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 19 Fraser Coast localities: Bauple, Boompa, Burrum Heads, Craignish, Doongul, Duckinwilla, Dundowran Beach, Glenwood, Gundiah, Howard, Kanigan, Magnolia, Malarga, Owanyilla, St Mary, Takura, Teddington, Toogoom, Urraween.

Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.


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