Category Archives: shrub

Wax Jasmine: Jasminum simplicifolium

Jasminum simplicifolium in * Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia * – April 2011 Jasminum simplicifolium: Jasmine Common Names: Wax Jasmine, Simple Jasmine, Jasmine. Taxonomy: Kingdom: Plantae; Angiosperms; Eudicots; Asterids; Lamiales; Oleaceae; Jasmineae; Jasminum simplicifolium. Other species include Jasminum abyssinicum (Forest … Continue reading

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Allocasuarina portuensis: Nielsen Park She-Oak

Allocasuarina portuensis in * Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia * – April 2011 Allocasuarina portuensis Common Names: The Nielsen Park She-Oak Taxonomy: Kingdom: Plantae; Angiosperms; Eudicots; Rosids; Fagales; Casuarinaceae; Allocasuarina portuensis. Location/Environment: Originally found at Nielsen Park in Sydney, Australia … Continue reading

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Acacia viscidula: the sticky wattle

Acacia viscidula in * National Botanical Gardens *Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia * – April 2011 Acacia viscidula: Sticky Wattle Common Names: Sticky Wattle Taxonomy: Kingdom: Plantae; Fabaceae, Mimosoideae; Acacia viscidula. Location/Environment: The viscidula is found mainly on the Tablelands … Continue reading

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Mint Bush; Prostanthera stricta

Prostanthera stricta in Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia * – April 2011 Prostanthera stricta. : Common Names: Mount Vincent Mint bush. Taxonomy: Kingdom: Plantae; Angiosperms; Eudicots; Asterids; Lamiales; Lamiaceae; Prostanthera stricta. Other Species are: Prostanthera albiflora; Prostanthera albohirta; Prostanthera althoferi; … Continue reading

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Kunzea rupestris

Kunzea rupestris in * Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia * – April 2011 Kunzea rupestris: Common Names: Kunzea Taxonomy: Kingdom: Plantae; Angiosperms; Eudicots; Rosids; Myrtales; Myrtaceae; Kunzea rupestris. Location/Environment: The Genus is Found in tropical and warm-temperate regions throughout Australia, … Continue reading

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Pimelea spicata ~ Spiked Rice-flower

Pimelea spicata, Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia * – April 2011 Pimelea spicata: Spiked Rice-flower Common Names: Spiked Rice-flower, Pink Pimelea, Rice Flower. Taxonomy: Plantae; Angiosperms; Eudicots; Rosids; Malvales; Thymelaeaceae; Pimelea spicata. Location/Environment: The Pimelea prefers woodland habitats and can … Continue reading

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Zieria baeuerlenii

* Zieria baeuerlenii * Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia Zieria baeuerlenii: “Bomaderry Zieria” Common Names: “Zieria”, “Zier”, “Bomaderry Zieria” Taxonomy: Plantae; Angiosperms; Eudicots; Rosids; Sapindales; Rutaceae; Zieria baeuerlenii. Location/Environment:Native to Australia and found in woodlands and dry sclerophyll forests, within … Continue reading

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Australian National Botanical Gardens

Tales of a Technogypsie » Blog Archive » Australian National Botanical Gardens.   Australian National Botanical Gardens * GPO Box 1777 * Canberra, Australia Capital Territory * 2601 * Australia * +61 2 6250 9599 * http://www.anbg.gov.au/ *   In … Continue reading

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Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus Tree, Pine River Island, Canberra, ACT, Australia Eucalyptus Myrtaceae Common Names: “Eucalypts”, “Gum Trees”, “mallees”, “mallet”, “marlock”, “Apple Box”, Taphonomy/Taxonomy: Plantae; Angiosperms; Eudicots; Rosids; Myrtales; Myrtaceae; Eucalyptus. Over 700 Species. Eucalyptus amplifolia Eucalyptus blakelyi Eucalyptus dawsonii . Localities: Native … Continue reading

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The Blarney Poison Garden

  The Poison Garden, Blarney Castle, Ireland   The Poison Garden: Blarney Castle, Ireland * 021-4385252 * vwww.blarneycastle.ie * One of the most intriguing features of the castle grounds of Blarney Castle for a scientist is the castle’s “Poison Garden”. … Continue reading

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