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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FloraBase updated
16 Oct 2014
FloraBase was updated last night to fix some of the problems found in the release from 3 weeks ago. Read more on our new Facebook page.
October Plant of the Month: Ptilotus clivicolus
9 Oct 2014
Plant of the Month Ptilotus clivicolus is a rare species of Mulla Mulla currently listed under the Priority 2 phrase name Ptilotus sp. Eneabba (K. Kershaw & D. Leach 07-02-01).
FloraBase not displaying right?
26 Sep 2014
FloraBase was updated this week, but some are still experiencing display problems. If this is you, please refresh your cache while on a problem page and the problem should go away.