Scrub Sandalwood (species: Exocarpos latifolius) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Exocarpos latifolius
Scrub Sandalwood

©Anne Hoggett: Leaves of Exocarpos latifolius at Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: A small specimen of Exocarpos latifolius at Lizard Island Research Station.

©Anne Hoggett: Exocarpos latifolius about 6 m tall at Lizard Island Research Station, Sep 2016. It has been damaged by cyclones Ita (2014) and Nathan (2015).
Kingdom Plantae
Division Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Santalales
Family Santalaceae
Genus Exocarpos
Species Exocarpos latifolius



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 M. Dufrene (1999). Flora and vegetation of Turtell V, Turtell Islands Group (Queensland, Australia), Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg./ Bull. Nat. Plantentuin Belg., 67: 45-97. LIRS catalog number 577.
  • 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.