Monthly Archives: April 2011

Hybanthus enneaspermus (Violaceae)

A small herb of savanna areas.

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Grevillea parallela (Proteaceae)

A common small tree of savanna areas, this Grevillea has very thin strap-like leaves with ~5 or so veins underneath. The veins form furrows inbetween them, which in younger leaves may be filled with brownish hairs. Presumably, these hairs cover … Continue reading

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Thecanthes cornucopiae (Thymelaeaceae)

A very ‘riceflower’-like plant of eucalypt woodland and savannas but strangely belonging to another genus. Very little information on this plant online. More on this in time to come.

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Pimelea sericostachya (Thymelaeaceae)

A seemingly very common shrub of eucalypt woodland. Interestingly, there does not seem to be a great deal of pictures of this online. The flowers and stems are rather hairy with shiny white hairs. The yellowish or greenish flowers are … Continue reading

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Maesa dependens (Primulaceae)

An exceedingly common vine in wet eucalypt forest and rainforest. The leaves have a fleshy and almost succulent texture. Two varieties exist, var. dependens and var. pubescens, differing presumably by the presence of hairs. The venation is rather distinctive and … Continue reading

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Pimelea linifolia (Thymelaeaceae)

An attractive shrub of wet eucalypt forest with showy blossoms of white flowers. It is also known as the Flax-leaf Riceflower or simply as Riceflower. This specimen was photographed at Paluma.

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Solidago canadensis (Asteraceae)

Among the most glorious of non-native daisies I have seen. This tall herb is a very famous herb of temperate countries and I found this up in Paluma Range.

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