Chain Fruit (species: Alyxia spicata) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Alyxia spicata
Chain Fruit

©Anne Hoggett: Leaves and bead-like fruits of Alyxia spicata at Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Unripe (yellow) and ripe (black) fruits of Alyxia spicata at Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: Alyxia spicata shrub about 1.5 m tall at Lizard Island
Kingdom Plantae
Division Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Gentianales
Family Apocynaceae
Genus Alyxia
Species Alyxia spicata



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Byrnes, N.B., S.L. Everist, S.T. Reynolds, A. Specht and R.L. Specht (1977). The vegetation of Lizard Island, North Queensland, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, 88: 1-15. LIRS catalog number 3.
  • De Sloover, J.R. and A.-L. Jacquemart (2008). Nymph Island (Great Barrier Reef, Qld., Australia): Flora and vegetation of a low wooded island, Scripta Botanica Belgica, 43: 1-88. LIRS catalog number 1210.