Search the Western Australian Flora

Search the Flora of Western Australia using extra name and descriptive fields not available through Quick Search (at the top right of screen). The database contains over 24,220 records of name and descriptive information on the state’s flora — including many lichens, bryophytes, algae and fungi.

Alternatively, you can browse the taxonomic hierarchy for information on plant families, genera and species.


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News item thumbnail New to Nuytsia
18 May 2018

New species of Opercularia, Ptilotus, Tecticornia and Hibbertia were published yesterday.

News item thumbnail May Plant of the Month: Eucalyptus rhodantha
4 May 2018

Eucalyptus rhodantha (Rose Mallee) is a small, spreading mallee growing to 3m high with contrasting silver-grey foliage and large, pendulous red flowers.

News item thumbnail April Plant of the Month: Dioscorea hastifolia
3 Apr 2018

Dioscorea hastifolia (Warrine) is a dioecious (with separate male and female plants), tuberous, twining vine growing to 3 m high.