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1 Kurrajong at Mount Majura

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Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus at Mount Majura - 20 Jan 2015
Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus at Mount Majura - 20 Jan 2015
Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus at Mount Majura - 20 Jan 2015
Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus at Mount Majura - 20 Jan 2015
Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus at Mount Majura - 20 Jan 2015

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Author's notes

4 trees in total. I have no idea what these are... All of them flowering with many nut/pod things.

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wrote:
   20 Jan 2015
A bit of history. It is believed that these were among the thousands of trees planted on Mt Ainslie and Mt Majura post World War 1 in a scheme like Work for the Dole.
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   20 Jan 2015
Very interesting to know Betty. I thought they looked like they were plonked there. A little out of place with the surrounding natives, but they are still really nice trees.
wrote:
   20 Jan 2015
About 25 years ago I went through Nursery records of the ACT archives, that helped establish a strong relationship between whether a plant has become a weed and how long and how much it has been planted. One of the many things that distracted my research was records from Nurseries around Australia including Melbourne, Goulburn and Wagga sending Kurragong seeds to Charles Weston, who presumably used them to grow seedlings of which this tree is likely to be one, a real 'national" plantation.
wrote:
   28 Jan 2015
There are definitely planted specimens on Mt Majura, for instance the beautiful avenue along the Mt Majura summit track. However I thought it is also an endemic species of the ACT region? The species spreads with assistance of birds: Currawongs eat Kurrajongs.
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   29 Jan 2015
Yes Waltraud it is a species local to Mt Majura, but the plants on Mt Majura will have mixed genetic heritage. Some plants may have the genetic make-up of other local plants, but others will have a genetic heritage that relates to much of eastern Australia. I;m not saying this is a bad thing, it could for example make the Mt Majura population more relislent than elsewhere in the ACT.

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Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Mount Majura - 8 Sep 2019 by kdm Daphoenositta chrysoptera (Varied Sittella) at Mount Majura - 31 Aug 2019 by kdm Syrphini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified syrphine hover fly) at Mount Majura - 24 Aug 2019 by kdm Pterohelaeus striatopunctatus (Darkling beetle) at Mount Majura - 15 Aug 2019 by kdm Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Mount Majura - 10 Aug 2019 by kdm zz bolete at Mount Majura - 23 Jun 2019 by AaronClausen Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at Mount Majura - 1 Jun 2019 by kdm Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Mount Majura - 15 May 2019 by kdm Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Mount Majura - 12 May 2019 by kdm Philobota sp. (genus) (Unidentified Philobota concealer moths) at Mount Majura - 11 May 2019 by kdm Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Mount Majura - 4 May 2019 by kdm Rentinus dilatatus (Fulgorid planthopper) at Mount Majura - 14 Apr 2019 by kdm Dasypodia selenophora (Southern old lady moth) at Mount Majura - 9 Mar 2019 by kdm Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree-frog) at Mount Majura - 15 Jan 2019 by kdm Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed, Yellow Turnip Weed, Hairy Brassica) at Mount Majura - 7 Dec 2018 by waltraud Echium plantagineum (Paterson's Curse) at Mount Majura - 7 Dec 2018 by waltraud Calvatia sp. (a puffball ) at Mount Majura - 5 Mar 2018 by AaronClausen Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Mount Majura - 27 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Mount Majura - 27 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen Polyporus arcularius at Mount Majura - 3 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen Leucochrysum albicans subsp. albicans (Hoary sunray) at Mount Majura - 30 Oct 2017 by AaronClausen Austrolestes analis (Slender Ringtail) at Mount Majura - 1 Feb 2017 by AaronClausen Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Mount Majura - 13 Dec 2016 by BethanyDunne Orobanche minor (Lesser Broomrape) at Mount Majura - 5 Dec 2016 by AaronClausen Orobanche minor (Lesser Broomrape) at Mount Majura - 5 Dec 2016 by AaronClausen Centaurium erythraea (Common Centaury) at Mount Majura - 27 Nov 2015 by MAX Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Mount Majura - 27 Nov 2015 by MAX Perenniporia ochroleuca at Mount Majura - 20 May 2015 by AaronClausen Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Mount Majura - 12 Sep 2014 by AaronClausen
Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Mount Majura - 8 Sep 2019 by kdm
Daphoenositta chrysoptera (Varied Sittella) at Mount Majura - 31 Aug 2019 by kdm
Syrphini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified syrphine hover fly) at Mount Majura - 24 Aug 2019 by kdm
Pterohelaeus striatopunctatus (Darkling beetle) at Mount Majura - 15 Aug 2019 by kdm
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Mount Majura - 10 Aug 2019 by kdm
zz bolete at Mount Majura - 23 Jun 2019 by AaronClausen
Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at Mount Majura - 1 Jun 2019 by kdm
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Mount Majura - 15 May 2019 by kdm
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Mount Majura - 12 May 2019 by kdm
Philobota sp. (genus) (Unidentified Philobota concealer moths) at Mount Majura - 11 May 2019 by kdm
Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Mount Majura - 4 May 2019 by kdm
Rentinus dilatatus (Fulgorid planthopper) at Mount Majura - 14 Apr 2019 by kdm
Dasypodia selenophora (Southern old lady moth) at Mount Majura - 9 Mar 2019 by kdm
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree-frog) at Mount Majura - 15 Jan 2019 by kdm
Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed, Yellow Turnip Weed, Hairy Brassica) at Mount Majura - 7 Dec 2018 by waltraud
Echium plantagineum (Paterson's Curse) at Mount Majura - 7 Dec 2018 by waltraud
Calvatia sp. (a puffball ) at Mount Majura - 5 Mar 2018 by AaronClausen
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Mount Majura - 27 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Mount Majura - 27 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen
Polyporus arcularius at Mount Majura - 3 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen
Leucochrysum albicans subsp. albicans (Hoary sunray) at Mount Majura - 30 Oct 2017 by AaronClausen
Austrolestes analis (Slender Ringtail) at Mount Majura - 1 Feb 2017 by AaronClausen
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Mount Majura - 13 Dec 2016 by BethanyDunne
Orobanche minor (Lesser Broomrape) at Mount Majura - 5 Dec 2016 by AaronClausen
Orobanche minor (Lesser Broomrape) at Mount Majura - 5 Dec 2016 by AaronClausen
Centaurium erythraea (Common Centaury) at Mount Majura - 27 Nov 2015 by MAX
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Mount Majura - 27 Nov 2015 by MAX
Perenniporia ochroleuca at Mount Majura - 20 May 2015 by AaronClausen
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Mount Majura - 12 Sep 2014 by AaronClausen

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • True In flower
  • 19 Jan 2015 Recorded on
  • AaronClausen Recorded by

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