List by family

 


Family

Plant Group

Genera

Species

Delesseriaceae

Algae

Dennstaedtiaceae

Terrestrial ferns with relatively large fronds. Sori are submarginal or terminal on free veinlets. They are either circular or linear and covered by an indusium.

Image of Histiopteris incisa Image: Alison Kellow

Fern or fern-ally

Dicksoniaceae

Tree ferns and other terrestrial ferns. Sori are globular and marginal.

Fern or fern-ally

Dictyotaceae

Algae

Dilleniaceae

Shrubs with simple small alternate sessile leaves, yellow flowers with 5 notched petals. Three to many stamens and shiny brown seeds with a jagged aril.

Image of Hibbertia procumbens Image: David Meagher

Dicotyledon

Droseraceae

Small carnivorous perennial herbs that trap insects on special sticky hairs on the leaves. Found in damp soil for at least part of the year.

Image of Drosera pygmaea Image: Gill Brown

Dicotyledon

Dryopteridaceae

Terrestrial ferns, scaly rhizomes erect or creeping, lamina simple or pinnately compound, leaflets asymmetrical, rachises grooved with prominent lateral ridges, sori not marginal.

Image of Polystichum proliferum Image: Alison Kellow

Fern or fern-ally

Durvillaeaceae

Algae