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Photo: Courtesy of Damon Ramsey
BSc.(Zool) Biologist Guide

Cottonwood/Beach Hibiscus: Hibiscus tiliaceus

  • Is the most commonly seen species of this family associated with tropical rainforest in Australia.

  • It is usually a small tree with heart-shaped leaves.

  • It produces a large flower that usually only lasts for a day, goes red, the drops.

  • The plant is commonly along the Cape Tribulation road, in the rainforest along the tropical coast and along larger tidal rivers such as the Daintree and Russel/Mulgrave, where the flowers are often seen floating on the surface of the water.
    Script: Courtesy of  Damon Ramsey BSc.(Zool) Biologist Guide

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Lake Eacham, Atherton Tablelands
Tropical North Queensland, Australia.
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