Australian Almond (species: Terminalia muelleri) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Terminalia muelleri
Australian Almond

©Anne Hoggett: Terminalia muelleri at Lizard Island Research Station on 28 Oct 2017, just before old leaves were shed progressively, from the bottom up. At the same time, all Terminalia arenicola trees in the area were bare, having lost their leaves in the previous week or so. Some twigs of a bare Terminalia arenicola can be seen at top right.

©Anne Hoggett: A Terminalia muelleri tree that has not yet shed its leaves behind a leafless Terminalia arenicola on 28 Oct 2017 at Lizard Island Research Station.

©Anne Hoggett: Terminalia muelleri (foreground) that has not yet shed its leaves, 28 Oct 2017, Lizard Island Research Station. The leafless tree immediately behind it is Terminalia arenicola.
Kingdom Plantae
Division Tracheophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Myrtales
Family Combretaceae
Genus Terminalia
Species Terminalia muelleri

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.


Similar taxa


©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.
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