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Acrostichum speciosum

This Mangrove fern is fairly common around Kimberley wetlands, and a Pilbara location can grow fronds to 3 m but 1.5m is the norm. The more erect fronds contain the spores on the back of the leaves.

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Gardenia pyriformis

A widespread Kimberley species, extending deep into the Great Sandy Desert, this small tree or shrub has scented white flowers, and a fruit with grey flat seeds embedded in the pulp. Sometimes called the Turpentine Tree, for the colour of … Continue reading

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Barringtonia acutangula

Freshwater Mangrove along Kimberley Rivers with hanging red flowers, followed by large 4 sided fruits. Known locally as Majala, it has many uses, including as a fish poison. More often seen as a large shrub, it is also a medium … Continue reading

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Boronia lanuginosa

Uncommon small herb, found in sandstone coastal Kimberley country.

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Drosera ordensis

Unusual small sundew found near West Kimberley ephemeral valley streams.

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Eucalyptus camaldulensis

Large spreading cream to white trunk tree, common in all Kimberley and Pilbara rivers and wetlands. Known as River Redgum.

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Drosera indica

Small herbaceous insectiverous ‘sundew’. Pink to blue flowers, common in seasonally moist pindan.

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Crinum angustifolium

Crinum Lily, found in many West and North Kimberley wetlands and floodplains.  

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Ehretia saligna

Small tree to 6m, with long narrow leaves, common on roadsides and pindan woodlands, small fruits selected by birds late in the dry season  

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Tarenna pentamera

Small to medium North Kimberley deciduous shrub, with stunning white flowers.

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