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September 11, 2003

Flora and Fauna List

A flora and fauna list has been produced for Gondwana , it might be interesting to other people in the area, and is here...

FLORA SPECIES (INDIGENOUS) RECORDED ON GONDWANA

This is a list of species, which are naturally regenerating. None of the species are classified as Threatened.

TREES

Euphorbiaceae
Alchornea ilicifolia Native Holly
Macaranga tanarius Macaranga
Mallotus discolor White Kamala
Mallotus philipensis Red Kamala
Omalanthus populifolius Bleeding Heart

Fabaceae (Mimosoideae)
Acacia melanoxylon Blackwood, Sally Wattle

Meliaceae
Dysoxylum mollissimum Red Bean
Toona ciliata Red Cedar

Moraceae
Ficus coronata Creek Sandpaper Fig
Ficus fraseri Sandpaper Fig
Ficus Watkinsiana Strangling Fig

Pittosporaceae
Pittosporum undulatum Sweet Pittosporum

Rutaceae
Melicope elleryana Pink Euodia

Sapindaceae
Cupaniopsis anacardioides Tuckeroo
Guioa semiglauca Guioa Northern
Jagera pseudorhus Foambark Tree

Sterculiaceae
Commersonia bartramia Brown Kurrajong

Ulmaceae
Aphananthe philippinensis Rough-Leaved Elm

VINES

Areaceae
Calamus muelleri Lawyer Vine

Apocynaceae
Parsonsia straminea Common Silkpod

Bignoniaceae
Pandorea pandora Wonga Wonga Vine

Dillennianceae
Hibbertia scandens Twinging Guinea Flower

Dioscoreaceae
Dioscorea transversa Native Yam

Luzuriacaceae
Eustrephus latifolius Wombat Berry
Geitonoplesium cymosum Scrambling Lily

Menispermaceae
Stephanea aculeata Prickly Snake Vine

Smilacaceae
Smilax australis Smilax

UNDERSTOREY SPECIES

Shrubs

Cordyline rubra Walking Steak
Breynia oblongifolia Breynia
Eupomatia bennettii Small Bolwarra
Rubus rosifolius Rose-leaf Bramble
Zieria smithii Sandfly Zieria
Austromyrthus dulcis Midgenberry

GROUND COVERS

Ferns
Asplenium australasicum Bird's Nest Fern
Platycerium bifurcatum Elk Horn
Pteridium esculentum Bracken
Pyrrosia rupestris Rock Felt-fern

Herbs
Centella asiatica Gota Cola
Commelina cyanea Native Wandeing Jew, Creeping Christian
Geranium homeanum Geranium
Pratia purpurasens Cumbungi, Whiteroot

Grasses/GrassesLike Plants
Gahnia sieberana Red-fruit Saw Sedge
Gahnia sp. Gahnia
Microlaena stipoids Weeiping Grass
Oplismenus aemulus Basket/Beard Grass
Oplismenus imbecillis Creeping Beard Grass
Typha domingensis Cumbungi
FAUNA SPECIES RECORDED ON GONDWANA

MAMMALS

Common ringtail possum Pseudocheirus peregrinus
Common brush-tailed possum Trichosurus vulpecula
Mountain brushtail possum Trichosurus caninus
Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus
Grey-headed flying fox Pteropus poliocephalus
Black flying fox Pteropus alecto
Long-nosed bandicoot Perameles nasuta
Northern brown bandicoot Isodon macrourus
Koala Phascolarctos cinereus
Swamp wallaby Wallabia bicolour

BIRDS
Ground Birds
Brush turkey Alectura lathami
Buff-banded rail Rallus philippensis
Water/Lewin's rail Rallus pectoralis
Masked plover/lapwing Vanellus miles
Noisy pitta Pitta versicolour
Regent bower bird Sericulus chrysocephalus

Honeyeaters
Blue-faced honeyeater Entomyzon cyanotis
Lewin's honeyeater Meliphaga lewinii
Noisy miner Manorina melanocephala
Little wattlebird Anthochaera chrysoptera
White-cheeked honeyeater Phylidonyris nigra

Kingfishers
Laughing kookaburra Dacelo gigas

Parrots
Eastern rosella Platycercus eximius
Galah Cacatua roseicapilla
Rainbow lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus
Scaly-breasted lorikeet Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus
Yellow-tailed black cockatoo Calyptorhynchus funereus
Sulphur-crested cockatoo Cacatua galerita

Pigeons and Doves
Bar-shouldered dove Geopelia humeralis
Brown pigeon Macropygia amboinensis
Common bronzewing Phaps chalcoptera
Crested pigeon Ocyphaps lophotes
Emerald dove Chalcophaps indica
White-headed pigeon Columba leucomela

Raptors, Owls and Other Predators
Black-shouldered kite Elanus axillaris
Crested hawk/Pacific Baza Aviceda subcristata
Whistling kite Haliastur sphenurus
Tawny frogmouth Podargus strigoides
Wedge-tailed eagle Aquila audax
White-breasted sea eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster
Grey butcherbird Cracticus torquatus
Pied butcherbird Cracticus nigrogularis
Magpie Gymnorhina tibicen
Pied currawong Strepera graculina
Torresan crow Corvus orru

Water Birds
White-faced heron Ardea novaehollandiae
Great/White egret Egretta alba
Cattle egret Ardea ibis
White ibis Threskiornis molucca
Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus
Swamp hen Porphyrio porphyrio
Black duck Anas superciliosa

Wrens, Robins, Fantails and Finches
Red-browed firetail finch Emblema (or Neochmia) temporalis
Grey fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa
Willie wagtail Rhipidura leucophrys
Superb blue wren Malurus cyaneus
Scarlet wren Malurus melanocephalus
Rufous whistler Pachycephala rufiventris
Chestnut-breasted mannikin Lonchura castaneothorax

Other
Black-faced cuckoo-shrike Coracina novaehollandiae
Eastern whipbird Psophodes olivaceus
Fig bird Sphecotheres viridis (or vieillotti)
Murray magpie Grallina cyanoleuca
Pheasant coucal Centropus phasianus
Rainbird (Indian/Common Koel) Eudynamys scolopacea
Silvereye Zosterops lateralis
Spangled drongo Dicrurus hottentottus
Pacific/fork-tailed swift Apus pacificus
Welcome swallow Hirundo neoxena

REPTILES

Lizards
Burton's snake lizard Lialis burtonis
Eastern water dragon Physignathus lesueurii
Eastern blue-tongued lizard Tiliqua scincoides
Pink-tongued lizard Tiliqua gerrardii
small skink Lampropholis delicata
small skink Lampropholis guichenotti
Lace monitor Varanus varius

Snakes
Bandy bandy Vermicella annulata
Black-bellied swamp snake Hemiaspis signata
Blind snake Ramphotyphlops nigrescens
Brown tree snake Boiga irregularis
Carpet python Morelia spilota
Green tree snake Dendrelaphis punctulatus
Eastern brown Pseudonaja textilis
Red-bellied black snake Pseudechis porphyriacus
Yellow-faced whip snake Demansia psammophis
Dwarf-crowned snake Cacophis krefftii
Rough-Scaled Snake Tropidechis carinatus

AMPHIBIANS

Cane toad Bufo marinus
Green tree frog Litoria coerulea
Peron's tree frog Litoria peronii
Striped marsh frog Limnodynastes peroni
Rocket frog Litoria freycineti
Eastern dwarf tree frog Litoria fallax

BUTTERFLIES

Blue triangle Graphium sarpedon choredon
Blue tiger Danaus hamatus hamatus
Caper white Anaphaeis java teutonia
Lemon migrant Catopsilia pomona pomona
Orchard swallowtail Papilio aegus aegus
Wanderer/Monarch Danaus plexippus plexippus
Common eggfly Hypolimnas bolina nerina
Chequered swallowtail Papilio demoleus sthenelus
Pale green triangle Graphium eurypylus lycaon
Common albatross Appias paulina ega
Orange palmdart Cephrenes augiades sperthias
Evening brown Melanitis leda bankia
Australian crow Euploea core corinna
Macleay's swallowtail Graphium macleayanum macleayanum
Elodina species

Posted at September 11, 2003 12:00 AM

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