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Plants of the Fraser Coast Region

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Ziziphus mauritiana     Lam.

This introduced tree is commonly known as chinee apple.

Ziziphus mauritiana is described as a "dicot" in the Rhamnaceae family.

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

Also known as Indian jujube. A category 3 restricted invasive plant under the Biosecurity Act 2014. 

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.


Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.


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