Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve

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Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve
Littoral rainforest Brunswick Heads July 17 2000.jpg
Littoral Rainforest at Brunswick Head Nature Reserve
Map showing the location of Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve
Map showing the location of Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve
Coordinates 28°32.133′S 153°33.206′E / 28.535550°S 153.553433°E / -28.535550; 153.553433Coordinates: 28°32.133′S 153°33.206′E / 28.535550°S 153.553433°E / -28.535550; 153.553433
Area 177 hectares

Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve is a protected area of 177 hectares, situated on the Australian east coast at Brunswick Heads. The reserve contains an intact segment of littoral rainforest. Much of the Australian littoral rainforests have been destroyed for agriculture, mining or housing. Species of tree include Tuckeroo, Three-veined Laurel, Myrtle Ebony, Wild Quince, Moreton Bay Fig, Broad-leaf Lilly Pilly and Riberry. The rare Stinking Cryptocarya and Scented Acronychia are known from this area.[1]

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  1. ^ Floyd, A.G., Australian Rainforests in New South Wales Volume 2 - 1990 ISBN 0-949324-32-9 page 50 & 53