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Illustration of B. spectabilis from the initial description of the genus and species (Hooker 1863).

 

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Bowenia spectabilis

Hook. f. 1863

Common names

Taxonomic notes

A related taxon is the undescribed (in 1993) Bowenia sp. 'Tinaroo' (Jones 1993).

Description

Distribution and Ecology

Australia, northeastern Queensland from the McIlwraith Range on the Cape York Peninsula south to near Tully. Grows in or near rainforest, close to streams and on sheletered slopes in wet sclerophyll forest, mostly in lowland areas but at elevations up to 700m in the Atherton Tableland (Jones 1993). Range map: see Bowenia.

Big tree

Oldest

Ethnobotany

Observations

Remarks

Citations

Hooker, J.D. 1863. Curtis's Botanical Magazine 89, tab 5398. Available: Biodiversity Heritage Library, accessed 2012.11.25.

See also

Last Modified 2012-11-28