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FloraBase News

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July Plant of the Month: Hybanthus calycinus
1 Jul 2016

Hybanthus calycinus (Wild Violet) is a delicate, perennial herb to 60 cm high.
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New to Nuytsia
1 Jul 2016

New species of Allocasuarina, Beaufortia and Tetratheca are among the research findings published today.
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June "Plant" of the Month: Amanita fibrillopes
16 Jun 2016

Amanita fibrillopes (Bush Elf Amanita) is one of the most easily recognised local mushrooms.
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New to Nuytsia
13 May 2016

New species of Malleostemon, Thismia and Vigna are among the research findings published today.
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12 May 2016

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May Plant of the Month: Hakea petiolaris subsp. trichophylla
2 May 2016

Hakea petiolaris subsp. trichophylla is one of three subspecies of what is commonly referred to as the Sea Urchin Hakea, a species with glorious, bird-attracting inflorescences that bloom in autumn and early winter.
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April Plant of the Month: Billardiera laxiflora
1 Apr 2016

Billardiera laxiflora is a slender twining shrub or vine with delicate sprays of white flowers which can be seen from February to June in southern parts of the south-west region.
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New to Nuytsia
31 Mar 2016

A summary of last year's changes to WA’s vascular plant census was published today along with papers on Amanita and Vigna.
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March Plant of the Month: Podocarpus drouynianus
1 Mar 2016

Podocarpus drouynianus (Wild Plum) is a resprouting, coniferous shrub with separate male and female plants (dioecy). The purple, fleshy ‘fruits’ (female cones) are complex structures equivalent to, but very different from, pine cones.
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February Plant of the Month: Thysanotus sparteus
16 Feb 2016

Thysanotus sparteus (Leafless Fringed Lily) is a rhizomatous, perennial herb 0.2–1.5 m high. This pretty, leafless plant displays a delicate splash of purple flowers from October–February.
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New to Nuytsia
13 Nov 2015

Volume 26 of Nuytsia was published on Tue 3 November and celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Western Australian Botanic Garden at Kings Park with the description of 50 new species from across WA.
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November Plant of the Month: Carpobrotus virescens
3 Nov 2015

Carpobrotus virescens (Coastal Pigface) is a prostrate, spreading shrub 0.1–0.3 m high and 0.5–3 m wide with succulent, triangular-shaped leaves which are slightly concave on the upper surface.
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New to Nuytsia
9 Oct 2015

New papers on Hibbertia, Isopogon and Stylidium were published today.
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5 Oct 2015

Order your print copies of Volumes 25 & 26 (2015) before 30 October online at http://goo.gl/forms/w1ERVXEtIz.
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New to Nuytsia
21 Sep 2015

Articles on Babingtonia, Hysterobaeckea, Indigofera and Stylidium were published on Friday 18 September.
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September Plant of the Month: Diplolaena andrewsii
4 Sep 2015

Diplolaena andrewsii (Wild Native Rose) is an attractive, compact shrub to 1m high with dense stellate hairs on both sides of the leaves and beautiful pendulous flowers that are produced throughout winter and spring.
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7 Aug 2015

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August “Plant” of the Month: Pyronema omphalodes
3 Aug 2015

Pyronema omphalodes is a wonderful and extraordinary fungus that requires fire to stimulate its growth and fruiting.
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New to Nuytsia
20 Jul 2015

New species of Lasiopetalum and Mitrasacme are among the research findings published on Friday 3 July.
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July Plant of the Month: Eucalyptus pyriformis
20 Jul 2015

Eucalyptus pyriformis (the Pear-fruited Mallee or Dowerin Rose) is an ornamental mallee endemic to the northern Avon Wheatbelt and Geraldton Sandplains.