The small tree Turraea pubescens (Meliaceae) can be seen in full flower around the local ridges in early November.
Turraea pubescens responds to the first rain and covers its branches in flowers. It may easily be seen around the foothills of Mt Storth at Clevedon.
Amyema sanguinea (Loranthaceae) is flowering now. This mistletoe grows primarily on Eucalypts, and particularly Eucalyptus platyphylla which is common around Townsville.
Archidendron grandiflorum, also known as Fairy Paint Brush or Pink Lace Flower, is an uncommon but spectacular flowering tree that can be found in vine thickets close to Townsville.
This one was photographed at Cape Cleveland, growing at the base of a granite cliff which provides shade.
Dietrich’s Morning Glory Bonhamia dietrichiana (Convolvulaceae) photographed (below) at Cape Cleveland at the northern end of its range which begins near Marlborough in central Queensland.
Considered a rare plant in the district, it is a vigorous climber usually in vine thickets where it will cover small canopy trees.
White Hazelwood Symplocos cochinchinensis var. gittonsii (Symplocaceae) is a splendid flowering tree, currently in full bloom in and around Paluma village.
Calytrix microcoma (Myrtaceae), commonly called Burra Heather, was seen in full bloowm at the White Mountains National Park on the Burra Range in early September 2016.
Above: Burra Heather with laterite pinnacles
Below: Burra Heather in full bloom.