Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Gossia shepherdii (F.Muell.) N.Snow & Guymer
Snow, N. & Guymer, G. P. (2003) Systematic Botany Monographs 65: 68.
Lignum; Shepherd's Ironwood
Bark very thin, often greenish.
Features not available.
Distribution and Ecology
Endemic to NEQ. Altitudinal range from near sea level to 1100 m. Grows as an understory tree in rain forest on a variety of sites but tends to be more common in drier, more seasonal rain forest.
Austromyrtus shepherdii (F. Mueller) L.S. Smith, Proceedings Royal Society Queensland 67: 35(1956). Austromyrtus sp. (Windsor Tableland BG 412), : (). Myrtus shepherdii F. Mueller, Fragmenta 9: 148(1875), Type: Qld, Rockingham Bay, J. Dallachy s.n.; Lecto: MEL; Isolecto: BRI.
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