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Plants of the Fraser Coast Region

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Xylocarpus granatum     K.D.Koenig

This native tree is commonly known as cannonball mangrove.

Xylocarpus granatum is described as a "dicot" in the Meliaceae family.

Flagged as a potential locally significant species in the Fraser Coast Region. In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is classified as Least Concern. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.

Also known as cedar mangrove. Great Sandy Strait is the southern limit of the species.  Regarded as a wetland species in Queensland WetlandInfo.

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 9 Fraser Coast localities: Beaver Rock, Beelbi Creek, Pialba, Point Vernon, River Heads, Susan River, Tandora, Tinnanbar, Tuan.

Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.


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