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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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.
July Plant of the Month: Eucalyptus pyriformis
20 Jul 2015
Eucalyptus pyriformis (the Pear-fruited Mallee or Dowerin Rose) is an ornamental mallee endemic to the northern Avon Wheatbelt and Geraldton Sandplains.