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 23,412 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.


The Western Australian Herbarium has adopted a new plant family arrangement. More…

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News item thumbnail FloraBase Keys Updated
9 Feb 2017

The Lucid keys we provide have been updated and now no longer require the installation of the Java browser plugin.

News item thumbnail New to Nuytsia
20 Jan 2017

Articles on Allan Cunningham and the Boab, Xerochrysum and Rinzia were published today.

News item thumbnail New to Nuytsia
13 Dec 2016

23 new species from a range of genera were published today.