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Hibiscus tiliaceus
Hibiscus tiliaceus (Form)

Hibiscus tiliaceus (Leaf)

Hibiscus tiliaceus (Branch)

Plant Family :Malvaceae
Plant Form :shrub/tree
Growth Habit :Tree 6-9m tall with a spreading rounded crown.
Fruiting Season :January to April.
Description :Infusion from inner bark and sapwood used as as antiseptic to treat boils and wounds, strips of inner bark tied around head to treat headache.
Distribution :QLD., N.S.W., and N.T., on coastal dunes and in near coastal forest.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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