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Scaevola enantophylla (Goodeniaceae)

This Queensland endemic is a curious member of the Fan Flower (Goodeniaceae) family firstly because it is a climber and secondly because it inhabits rain forest. It has therefore been named descriptively the Climbing Fan Flower. Many of the other … Continue reading

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Scaevola taccada (Sea Lettuce) (Goodeniaceae)

An unmistakable plant of the strand line, this vibrant and often dense shrub is a characteristic component of seashores in Southeast Asia and here and is easily recognized by its light green spathulate leaves and ‘half’ or ‘fan’ flowers. The … Continue reading

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