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New to Nuytsia

Nuytsia finishes with a flourish this year, featuring a publication by the indomitable Dr Barbara Rye.

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Updated: 9 Dec 2021
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Plant of the Month

December 2021

Drosera pulchella (Pretty Sundew) is a common pygmy sundew growing to 3–4 cm high.

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Plant of the Month

November 2021

Stylidium scariosum (Common Reed Triggerplant) is a reed-like perennial herb growing to 10–80 cm high.

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Plant of the Month

October 2021

Cheiranthera simplicifolia is a very inconspicuous shrub except when in flower in late spring, from September to October.

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Plant of the Month

September 2021

Hibbertia miniata (Orange Hibbertia) is a sprawling, multi-stemmed shrub, growing to 20–40 cm high.

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Updated: 28 Sep 2021
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New to Nuytsia

The stars aligned today for Nuytsia with the publication of several new papers.

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Updated: 26 Aug 2021
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Triggerplants (Stylidium spp.) remain front and centre of a broad-ranging research program at the Western Australian Herbarium

Juliet Wege is teaming up with Ben Anderson (WA Herbarium) and Felix Forest (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew) to sequence 240 members of the triggerplant family in partnership with Bioplatforms Australia as part of the Genomics for Australian Plants initiative.

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Updated: 17 Aug 2021
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Plant of the Month

August 2021

Siegfriedia, with the single species S. darwinioides, is a monotypic genus in the family Rhamnaceae.

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Updated: 27 Aug 2021
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Plant of the Month

July 2021

Styphelia tortifolia is a low compact shrub, growing to 0.6 m in height and producing a spectacular display of firecracker red, tubular flowers from about June to September.

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New to Nuytsia

Following hot on the heels of the release of Florabase 3.0 are the first 10 papers in this year’s volume of Nuytsia.

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Updated: 24 Jun 2021
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Florabase 3

Welcome to the new Florabase.

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Updated: 18 Jun 2021
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Plant of the Month

June 2021

Wurmbea densiflora is a small lily that grows to 10–20 cm tall, with dense spikes of bright or sometimes pale pink flowers.

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Plant of the Month

May 2021

This colourful flower variant of Banksia seminuda (River Banksia) displays yellow perianths typical of the species but features vibrant red styles instead of the usual bright yellow.

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Plant of the Month

April 2021

Eriochilus dilatatus subsp. multiflorus is commonly known as the White Bunny Orchid.

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Updated: 20 Apr 2021
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Plant of the Month

March 2021

March is becoming seaweed month, and this year we go underwater at the Houtman Abrolhos Islands to view one of the most spectacular of the seaweeds.

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Updated: 20 Apr 2021