Food Plants of The Black-footed Tree-rat

Below are some food plants (generally mid-story fruiting) and habitat plants (generally upper story) that are favoured by the Black-footed Tree-rat in (Open) Woodland areas

 

Shrub and lower layer

Petalostigma quadriloculare                                    Qunine tree

Acacia dimidiata                                                         Acacia

Breynia cernua                                                              Breynia

Grevillea dryandri                                                          Dryander’s Grevillea

 

Mid story layer

Brachychiton paradoxum                                 Red flowered kurrajong

Planchonia careya                                              Cocky Apple

Grevillea decurrens                                             Clothes-peg Tree

Ficus aculeata                                                       Sandpaper Fig

Livistona humilis                                                 Sand Palm

Buchanania obovata                                          Green Plum

Acacia lamprocarpa                                              Wattle

Pandanus spiralis Screw Palm

Sterculia quadrifida                                             Peanut Tree

Syzygium eucalyptoides(ssp besseri)              White Bush Apple

Syzygium suborbiculare                                      Red bush Apple

Terminalia ferdinandiana                                 Kakadu plum

 

Upper or Canopy Layer

Acacia oncinocarpa                                           Wattle

Canarium australianum                                  Canarium

Eucalyptus miniata                                             Wooly butt

Eucalyptus tetrodonta                                       Darwin Stringybark

Corymbia ptychocarpa                                    Swamp bloodwood

Erythrophleum chlorostachyus                        Ironwood

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