Daintree River

Estuary Information: OzCoasts

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Daintree River      
Site Latitude Longitude Source
2 sites      
Daintree River (2 transects) 16?17'S 145?27'E [1]
Daintree River 16?15'S 145?25'E [2]
Note: where latitudes and longitudes were not provided in the Source, they have been derived from the Australian Gazetteer. Where individual sites can be precisely located, these are shown as yellow markers. Blue markers represent the estuary location as per OzCoasts.

Mangrove and Saltmarsh Species

Daintree River    
Group Taxon Source
  20 taxa  
Vascular Plants Acrostichum speciosum [1]
Vascular Plants Aegiceras corniculatum [1]
Vascular Plants Bruguiera gymnorhiza [1], [2]
Vascular Plants Bruguiera parviflora [1], [3]
Vascular Plants Bruguiera sexangula [2]
Vascular Plants Bruguiera X rhynchopetala [2]
Vascular Plants Ceriops pseudodecandra [1] (as C. decandra)
Vascular Plants Ceriops tagal [1]
Vascular Plants Cynometra iripa [1] (as C. ramiflora var. bijuga)
Vascular Plants Excoecaria agallocha [1]
Vascular Plants Heritiera littoralis [1]
Vascular Plants Lumnitzera littorea [1]
Vascular Plants Lumnitzera racemosa [1]
Vascular Plants Osbornia octodonta [1]
Vascular Plants Rhizophora apiculata [1]
Vascular Plants Rhizophora X lamarckii [1] (as R. lamarckii)
Vascular Plants Rhizophora mucronata [1]
Vascular Plants Sonneratia alba [1]
Vascular Plants Xylocarpus granatum [1]
Vascular Plants Xylocarpus moluccensis [1] (as X. australasicus)


  1. Bunt, J.S. (1982b). Mangrove Transect Data from Northern Queensland. Coastal Studies Series, Australian Institute of Marine Science AIMS-CS-82-1. Australian Institute of Marine Science. 41 p. Available online: http://data.aims.gov.au/extpubs/attachmentDownload?docID=2326 (more)
  2. Duke, N.C. and Ge, X.-J. (2011). Bruguiera (Rhizophoraceae) in the Indo-West Pacific: a morphometric assessment of hybridization within single-flowered taxa. Blumea 56: 36-48. (more)
  3. Robertson, A.I., Giddins, R. and Smith, T.J. (1990). Seed predation by insects in tropical mangrove forests: extent and effects on seed viability and the growth of seedlings. Oecologia 83: 213-219. Available online: http://www.springerlink.com/content/h6567208r2v14176/fulltext.pdf (more)

-- JohnBusby - 19 Jan 2011