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News item thumbnail New to Nuytsia
15 Oct 2019

Published online today in Nuytsia (V30) are 5 papers recognising new Western Australian species in Eremophila, Triodia, Styphelia, Calandrinia and Eucalyptus.

News item thumbnail September Plant of the Month: Boronia megastigma
2 Sep 2019

Boronia megastigma (Scented Boronia) is a slender, erect shrub growing to 2m high.

News item thumbnail August Plant of the Month: Burchardia rosea
1 Aug 2019

Burchardia rosea is a low, cormous, tuberous, perennial herb, growing to a height of 20–50 cm, with 4–5 basal strap-like leaves.