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13 Jul 2017

Papers on Chenopodium (Rhagodia), Hibbertia and Lasiopetalum were published today.

News item thumbnail July Plant of the Month: Bossiaea dentata
4 Jul 2017

Bossiaea dentata (Elegant Bossiaea) is an erect shrub with large pendulous flowers, on show from July to November.

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8 Jun 2017

New discoveries in Anticoryne, Calandrinia, Chamaescilla and Hibbertia are among the research findings published today.