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 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.

News item thumbnail December Plant of the Month: Amphipogon laguroides subsp. havelii
1 Dec 2016

Amphipogon laguroides subsp. havelii is an erect, perennial grass that grows in dense tufts to 35 cm high.