List by family

 


Family

Plant Group

Genera

Species

Bangiaceae

Algae

Bignoniaceae

Forest climbers with pinnate leaves and horn or trumpet-shaped bells borne in terminal panicles. Leaves opposite. Plants without hairs.

Image of Pandorea pandorana Image: Freya Thomas

Dicotyledon

Blechnaceae

Fertile and sterile fronds are usually distinct, lamina usually pinnate, sori long and continuous on each side of the midrib or short interrupted rows.

Fern or fern-ally

Bonnemaisoniaceae

Algae

Boraginaceae

Stiff hairs protruding from wart-like growths are usually present. Leaves are simple and entire, alternate and often rosetted at the base. Flowers are in inflorescences and have a fused corolla with 5 lobes with scales often present in the throat of the tube or at it's base. There are as many stamens as petals and the filaments are often fused to the corolla.

Image of Cynoglossum australe Image: Gill Brown

Dicotyledon

Cynoglossum

Rough or stiffly hairy herbs with grooved or angular stems, alternate, entire leaves and white or blue flowers which are pink in bud.

Brassicaceae

Includes annual or perennial herbs with alternately arranged leaves and racemose inflorescences. Flowers hermaphrodite and actinomorphic, with 4 sepals, 4 petals and 6 stamens. The ovary is superior and the fruit is a siliqua or silicula that usually open by two dehiscent valves. Many species are naturalised weeds.

Image of Cakile maritima Image: Mike Bayly

Dicotyledon