Browse the Western Australian Flora

Browse the complete list of WA’s families of plants, fungi, algae and protists. Icons to the right indicate additional content available, and the plus symbol beside each name will expand the family listing to include its component genera. The same functions are then available for the genera in order to display all WA species for that group.

Orchidaceae Juss.
Gen.Pl. [Jussieu] 64 (1789)
Acianthus R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 321 (1810)
Arthrochilus F.Muell.
Fragm. 1:42 (1858)
Burnettia Lindl.
Gen.Sp.Orchid.Pl. 517 (1840)
Caladenia R.Br.
Fairy Orchids; Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 323 (1810)
Caleana R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 329 (1810)
Calochilus R.Br.
Beard Orchids; Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 320 (1810)
Chiloglottis R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 322-323 (1810)
Corunastylis Fitzg.
Pygmy Orchids; Australian Orchids 2(3):unnumbered page, 1st (1888)
Corybas Salisb.
Parad.Lond. Tab. 83 (1805)
Cryptostylis R.Br.
Slipper Orchids; Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 317 (1810)
Cyanicula Hopper & A.P.Br.
Blue Orchids; Lindleyana 15:120 (2000)
Cymbidium Sw.
Nova Acta Regiae Soc.Sci.Upsal. ser. 2, 6:70 (1799)
Cyrtostylis R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 322 (1810)
Dendrobium Sw.
Nova Acta Regiae Soc.Sci.Upsal. ser. 1, 6:82 (1799)
Didymoplexis Griff.
Calcutta J.Nat.Hist. 4:383, Tab. 17 (1844)
Dipodium R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 330 (1810)
Disa Bergius
Descr.Pl.Cap. 348-349 (1767)
Diuris Sm.
Trans.Linn.Soc.London,Bot. 4:222 (1798)
Drakaea Lindl.
Edwards's Bot.Reg. lv (1839)
Drakonorchis Hopper & A.P.Br.
Orchids of South-West Australia Ed. 2, 189 (1992)
Elythranthera (Endl.) A.S.George
W.Austral.Naturalist 9:6 (1963)
Empusa Lindl.
Bot.Reg. 10: sub. t. 825 (1824)
Epiblema R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 315 (1810)
Ericksonella Hopper & A.P.Br.
Austral.Syst.Bot. 17:208-210 (2004)
Eriochilus R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 322 (1810)
Eulophia R.Br.
Bot.Reg. 7:ad t. 573 (1821)
Gastrodia R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 330 (1810)
Genoplesium R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 319 (1810)
Geodorum Andrews
Bot.Repos. 10(128-131): Pl. 626 (1811)
Glycorchis D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem.
Orchadian 13(9):404 (2001)
Goadbyella R.S.Rogers
Trans.& Proc.Roy.Soc.South Australia 51:294 (1927)
Habenaria Willd.
Willdenow, Sp.Pl. Edn. 4, 4:5, 44 (1805)
Hydrorchis D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem.
Orchadian 13:462 (2002)
Leporella A.S.George
Nuytsia 1:183 (1971)
Leptoceras (R.Br.) Lindl.
Sketch Veg.Swan R. liii (1840)
Liparis Rich.
De Orchid.Eur. 21, 30, 38 (1817)
Lyperanthus R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 325 (1810)
Microtis R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 320 (1810)
Monadenia Lindl.
Gen.Sp.Orchid.Pl. p356 (1840)
Nervilia Gaudich.
Voy.Uranie [Freycinet] 4:5, Pl. 35 (1829)
Oligochaetochilus Szlach.
Polish Bot.J. 46(1):23 (2001)
Paracaleana Blaxell
Contr.New South Wales Natl.Herb. 4(3):280 (1972)
Pecteilis Raf.
Fl.Tellur. 2:37-38 (1837)
Pheladenia D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem.
Orchadian 13:411 (2001)
Phoringopsis D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem.
Orchadian 13(10):457 (2002)
Plumatichilos Szlach.
Polish Bot.J. 46:22 (2001)
Praecoxanthus Hopper & A.P.Br.
Lindleyana 15:124 (2000)
Prasophyllum R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 317 (1810)
Pterostylis R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 326 (1810)
Pyrorchis D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem.
Phytologia 77:448 (1994)
Rhizanthella R.S.Rogers
J.Roy.Soc.Western Australia 15:1, t. I, II. (1928)
Rostranthus ms
Spiculaea Lindl.
Edwards's Bot.Reg. plvi. (1839)
Spiranthes Rich.
De Orchid.Eur. 20, 28, 36 (1817)
Thelymitra J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.
Char.Gen.Pl. p97, t. 49. (1775)
×Cyanthera Hopper & A.P.Br.
Austral.Syst.Bot. 17:233 (2004)
×Drakodenia ms
Zeuxine Lindl.
Collect.Bot. Append.: no. 18 (1826)

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A taxon name that is no longer current will retain its ‘Threatened’, ‘Extinct’, or ‘Extinct in the Wild’ status until a new name has been published in a Biodiversity Conservation Order.