Tag Archives: tropical botany

Aglaia sapindina (Meliaceae)

May the grace of splendour touch your heart when you meet Aglaia. What a nice name Aglaia. The word is derived from greek mythology, where Aglaia (pronounced ə-GLIE-ə)represents beauty or splendour, and is one of the three minor goddesses or … Continue reading

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The Magic of the Daintree

The legendary Sir David Attenborough once remarked that one of his favourite places in the world was Far North Queensland, and added further that the Cape Tribulation – Daintree area was among one of the most special places he had … Continue reading

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