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Diospyros geminata

Common Names

Queensland Ebony [Save Our Waterways Now]

Family

Ebenaceae

Name ref

Diospyros geminata (R.Br.) F.Muell.

Distribution

In Australia: Qld [Australian Plant Name Index]
See Atlas of Living Australia

Localities (not complete):

Habitat

Reported from mangrove communities in Queensland [1], [2] (both as Diospyros ferrea var. geminata)

Biology

Biological Interactions  
Group Taxon
  17 taxa
Vascular Plants Acanthus ilicifolius
Vascular Plants Acrostichum speciosum
Vascular Plants Aegiceras corniculatum
Vascular Plants Avicennia marina
Vascular Plants Bruguiera gymnorhiza
Vascular Plants Bruguiera parviflora
Vascular Plants Ceriops tagal
Vascular Plants Cynometra iripa
Vascular Plants Excoecaria agallocha
Vascular Plants Heritiera littoralis
Vascular Plants Lumnitzera littorea
Vascular Plants Rhizophora apiculata
Vascular Plants Scyphiphora hydrophylacea
Vascular Plants Xylocarpus granatum
Vascular Plants Xylocarpus moluccensis
Vascular Plants Bruguiera sexangula
Vascular Plants Hibiscus tiliaceus

Atlas of Living Australia (ALA): http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:apni.taxon:347618
Australian Plant Name Index (APNI): http://www.anbg.gov.au/cgi-bin/apni?taxon_id=12444
Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants: http://keys.trin.org.au/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Diospyros_geminata.htm
Save Our Waterways Now: http://www.saveourwaterwaysnow.com.au/01_cms/details_pop.asp?ID=149
Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diospyros_geminata

-- JohnBusby - 14 Jan 2011

References

  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. Bunt, J.S., Williams, W.T. and Duke, N.C. (1982). Mangrove distributions in north-east Australia. J. Biogeography 9: 111-120. Available online: http://www.jstor.org/stable/pdfplus/2844696.pdf (more)

Biological Interactions
Relation Taxon GroupSorted ascending
OccursWith Acanthus_ilicifolius Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Acrostichum_speciosum Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Aegiceras_corniculatum Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Avicennia_marina Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Bruguiera_gymnorhiza Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Bruguiera_parviflora Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Bruguiera_sexangula Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Ceriops_tagal Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Cynometra_iripa Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Excoecaria_agallocha Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Heritiera_littoralis Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Hibiscus_tiliaceus Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Lumnitzera_littorea Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Rhizophora_apiculata Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Scyphiphora_hydrophylacea Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Xylocarpus_granatum Vascular_Plants
OccursWith Xylocarpus_moluccensis Vascular_Plants