Search the Western Australian Flora

Search the Flora of Western Australia using extra name and descriptive fields not available through Quick Search (at the top right of screen). The database contains over 23,412 records of name and descriptive information on the state’s flora — including many lichens, bryophytes, algae and fungi.

Alternatively, you can browse the taxonomic hierarchy for information on plant families, genera and species.


The Western Australian Herbarium has adopted a new plant family arrangement. More…


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Application Server Maintenance
7 Aug 2015
FloraBase will be down intermittently during this weekend between 6pm today (Friday 7 August) and 7am Monday 10 August 2015 for application server maintenance.
August “Plant” of the Month: Pyronema omphalodes
3 Aug 2015
Pyronema omphalodes is a wonderful and extraordinary fungus that requires fire to stimulate its growth and fruiting.
New to Nuytsia
20 Jul 2015
New species of Lasiopetalum and Mitrasacme are among the research findings published on Friday 3 July.