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News item thumbnail March Plant of the Month: Dasya villosa
1 Mar 2019

Dasya villosa (Hairy Dasya) is a red seaweed that is widely distributed on southern Australian coastlines, occurring as far north on the west coast as Rottnest Island.

News item thumbnail February Plant of the Month: Banksia baxteri
1 Feb 2019

Banksia baxteri (Baxter’s Banksia) is a compact shrub or small tree growing to 4 metres high.

News item thumbnail New to Nuytsia
13 Dec 2018

Our final ePublication of 2018 includes new species of Tephrosia, Triodia and Hydrocotyle, and a key to Ptilotus in WA.