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.


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

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News item thumbnail New to Nuytsia
22 Mar 2018

Among the research findings published today are new species of Hysterobaeckea and Tephrosia, and information on the Australian plant collections of Diels and Pritzel.

News item thumbnail March Plant of the Month: Martensia denticulata
6 Mar 2018

Martensia denticulata (Toothed Martensia) is a delicate, membranous red seaweed that can be found in shallow water on relatively high energy coasts in the Perth region.

News item thumbnail February Plant of the Month: Ottelia ovalifolia
5 Feb 2018

Ottelia ovalifolia (Swamp Lily) is a perennial or annual, tufted, aquatic plant with floating leaves and flowers.