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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.

News item thumbnail November Plant of the Month: Dasypogon hookeri
1 Nov 2018

Dasypogon hookeri (Pineapple Bush) is an unusual arborescent monocot that can grow to 3 m tall, with numerous straplike leaves.

News item thumbnail September Plant of the Month: Calandrinia quartzitica
3 Sep 2018

Calandrinia quartzitica is currently known to occur from the edge of five salt lakes just north of Kalgoorlie in the Eastern Murchison sub-bioregion.