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.

Cactaceae Juss.
Gen.Pl. [Jussieu] 310 (1789)
Caesalpiniaceae R.Br.
Voy.Terra Austral. 2:551 (1814)
Calceolariaceae Olmstead
Amer.J.Bot. 88:357 (2001)
Caliciaceae Chevall.
Fl.Gen.Env.Paris 1:314 (1826)
Callicostaceae
Calliergonaceae
Callithamniaceae Kütz.
Phycol.General. 370 (1843)
Callitrichaceae Link
Enum. Hort. Berol. Alt. 1:7 (1821)
Calomniaceae
Calostomataceae
Calymperaceae Kindb.
Gen.Eur.N.-Amer.Bryin. 11 (1897)
Calypogeiaceae
Campanulaceae Juss.
Gen.Pl. [Jussieu] 163 (1789)
Candelariaceae Hakul.
Ann.Bot.Soc.Zool.-Bot.Fenn. "Vanamo" 27(3):11 (1954)
Cannabaceae Martinov
Tekhno-Bot.Slovar 99 (1820)
Cannaceae Juss.
Gen.Pl. [Jussieu] 62 (1789)
Cantharellaceae
Capnodiaceae
Capparaceae Juss.
Gen.Pl. [Jussieu] 242 (1789)
Caprifoliaceae Juss.
Gen.Pl. [Jussieu] 242 (1789)
Carbonicolaceae Bendiksby & Timdal
Taxon 62:950 (2013)
Caricaceae Dumort.
Anal.Fam.Pl. 37, 42 (1829)
Caryophyllaceae Juss.
Gen.Pl. [Jussieu] 299 (1789)
Casuarinaceae R.Br.
Voy.Terra Austral. 2:571 (1814)
Catillariaceae Hafellner
Beih.Nova Hedwigia 79:271 (1984)
Catinariaceae Hafellner
Beih.Nova Hedwigia 79:272 (1984)
Catoscopiaceae
Caulacanthaceae Kütz.
Phycol.General. 389, 394 (1843)
Caulerpaceae Kütz.
Phycol.General. 302, 307 (1843)
Celastraceae R.Br.
Voy.Terra Austral. 2:554 (1814)
Centrolepidaceae Endl.
Gen.Pl. 2:119 (1836)
Cephalotaceae Dumort.
Anal.Fam.Pl. 59, 61 (1829)
Cephaloziaceae
Cephaloziellaceae
Ceramiaceae Dumort.
Commentat.Bot. (Dumort.) 71, 100 (1822)
Ceratiomyxaceae J.Schröt.
Engler & Prantl, Nat.Pflanzenfam. I(1):15 (1897)
Ceratophyllaceae Gray
Nat.Arr.Brit.Pl. 2:395 (1822)
Chaetomiaceae
Chaetophyllopsidaceae
Chaetosiphonaceae F.F.Blackman & Tansley
New Phytol. 1:142 (1902)
Chamonixiaceae
Champiaceae Kütz.
Phycol.General. 438, 439 (1843)
Chenopodiaceae Vent.
Tabl.Regn.Vég. 2:253 (1799)
Chiodectonaceae Zahlbr.
Engler & Prantl, Nat.Pflanzenfam. I(1):102 (1905)
Chloanthaceae Hutch.
Fam.Fl.Pl., Dicot. Ed. 2, 396 (1959)
Chlorophyceae
Chnoosporaceae Setch. & N.L.Gardner
Univ.Calif.Publ.Bot. 8:552 (1925)
Chonecoleaceae
Chordariaceae Grev.
Algae Brit. 44 (1830)
Chrysobalanaceae R.Br.
Narr.Exped.Zaire 433 (1818)
Chrysothricaceae
Chrysotrichaceae Zahlbr.
Engler & Prantl, Nat.Pflanzenfam. I(1):107 (1905)
Cladiaceae Filson
J.Hattori Bot.Lab. 49:12 (1981)
Cladoniaceae Zenker
Pharm.Waaren. 1:124 (1827)
Cladophoraceae Wille
E.Warming, Handb.Syst.Bot. 30 (1884)
Cladostephaceae Oltm.
Morph.Biol.Alg. 102 (1922)
Clastodermataceae Alexop. & T.E.Brooks
Mycologia 63:926 (1971)
Clathraceae
Clavariaceae Chevall.
Fl.Gen.Env.Paris 1:102 (1826)
Clavariadelphaceae
Clavicipitaceae
Clavicloniaceae Kraft & G.W.Saunders
Austral.Syst.Bot. 34:323 (2021)
Clavicoronaceae
Clavulariaceae
Clavulinaceae Donk
Beih.Nova Hedwigia 1:407 (1970)
Cleomaceae Bercht. & J.Presl
Prir.Rostlin 2:253 (1825)
Cleveaceae
Climaciaceae
Clusiaceae Lindl.
Intr.Nat.Syst.Bot. 74 (1836)
Coccocarpiaceae Henssen
Syst.Ascomycetum 5:314 (1986)
Coccotremataceae J.C.David & D.Hawksw.
Syst.Ascomycetum 10:14 (1991)
Cochlearidiaceae
Cochlospermaceae Planch.
London J.Bot. 6:305 (1847)
Codiaceae Kütz.
Phycol.General. 302, 308-309 (1843)
Colaconemataceae J.T.Harper & G.W.Saunders
Eur.J.Phycol. 37:471 (2002)
Colchicaceae DC.
Coleofasciculaceae Komárek, Kaštovský, J.Mareš & J.R.Johans.
Preslia 86:309 (2014)
Coleosporiaceae
Collemataceae Zenker
Pharm.Waaren. 1:124 (1827)
Combretaceae R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 351 (1810)
Commelinaceae Mirb.
Hist.Nat.Pl. 8:177 (1804)
Compsopogonaceae
Coniocybaceae Rchb.
Handb.Nat.Pfl.-Syst. 132 (1837)
Coniophoraceae Ulbr.
Krypt.-Fl.Anf. Ed. 3, 120 (1928)
Conocephalaceae
Convolvulaceae Juss.
Gen.Pl. [Jussieu] 132 (1789)
Coprinaceae Overeem & Weese
Icon.Fungorum Malayensium 6:3 (1924)
Corallinaceae J.V.Lamour.
Nouv.Bull.Sci.Soc.Philom.Paris 3:185 (1812)
Coriolaceae Singer
Publ.Inst.Micol.Univ.Recife 304:6 (1961)
Corsiniaceae
Corticiaceae
Cortinariaceae Pouzar
Ceska Mykol. 37:174 (1983)
Corynocystaceae Kraft
Canad.J.Bot. 82:64 (2004)
Corynomorphaceae M.S.Balakr.
Proc.Symp.Algol.New Delhi 1959:91 (1960)
Corynophlaeaceae Oltm.
Morph.Biol.Alg. 23-29 (1922)
Crassulaceae J.St.-Hil.
Expos.Fam.Nat. 2:123 (1805)
Craterellaceae
Crepidotaceae Singer
Lilloa 22:584 (1951)
Cribrariaceae Corda
Icon.Fungorum (Corda) 2:22 (1838)
Crocyniaceae Hafellner
Beih.Nova Hedwigia 79:274 (1984)
Cronartiaceae
Cryphaeaceae
Cryphonectriaceae Gryzenh. & M.J.Wingf.
Mycologia 98:246 (2006)
Cucurbitaceae Juss.
Gen.Pl. [Jussieu] 393 (1789)
Cunoniaceae R.Br.
Voy.Terra Austral. 2:548 (1814)
Cupressaceae Gray
Nat.Arr.Brit.Pl. 2:222 (1822)
Cuscutaceae (Dumort.) Dumort.
Anal.Fam.Pl. p20, 25 (1829)
Cutleriaceae J.W.Griff. & Henfr.
Microgr.Dict. 211 (1856)
Cyatheaceae Kaulf.
Cycadaceae Pers.
Cymodoceaceae Vines
Stud.Text-Book Bot. p553 (1895)
Cyperaceae Juss.
Gen.Pl. [Jussieu] 26 (1789)
Cyrtopodaceae
Cystocloniaceae Kütz.
Phycol.General. 390 (1843)
Cystoseiraceae
Cyttariaceae

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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.