• WAHLENBERGIA THUNBERGII

    Posted on Description:  The Wahlenbergia thunbergii species is a shrub from the bellflower (Campanulaceae) family.   The growth form of this species is considered to be a herb in this particular genus, the leaves are usually alternate, no presence of stipules and simple. ... Read more »
  • Pittosporum viridiflorum

    Posted on Pittosporum viridiflorum varies in size from a shrub of about 4m in height to a large forest tree of up to 30m.  The bark is pale brown to greyish with distinctive white dots (lenticels). The leaves are usually wider above... Read more »
  • Haemanthus albiflos

    Posted on The flower of Haemanthus albiflos grows up to 250mm high.  The smooth, shiny leaves are oblong and may vary in colour from pale to dark green.  The leaves may be covered with short, soft hairs and have yellow spots on... Read more »
  • Gnidia squarrosa (L.) Druce

    Posted on This multi-branched, willowy shrub can reach a height of 1 to 2m. The leaves are small and narrowly lance-shaped.  The flowers are sweetly fragrant at night but unscented during the day which indicates that this species is pollinated by moths.... Read more »
  • MALVA PARVIFLORA

    Posted on This very troublesome, annual weed is dynamic after autumn and winter rains. It is an erect, sprawling or decumbent herb growing up to 50cm high that is covered with rather stiff star-like (stellate) hairs and is woody at the stem. It occurs on all soil types;... Read more »
  • ALBUCA BRACTEATA

    Posted on This succulent bulb is commonly known as the pregnant onion due to the fact that it does look like an pale green to yellow onion sitting on top of the soil – growing up to 10cm in diameter – and also because... Read more »
  • ACOKANTHERA OPPOSITIFOLIA

    Posted on This evergreen to semi-deciduous tree can be seen on the other side of the footpath to the Indigenous Garden. Easy to recognise with its reddish young stems and thick, leathery, ovate and glossy leaves. The flowers appear in dense axillary... Read more »
  • Metalasia muricata

    Posted on This erect, woody shrub grows up to 2.5m, the leaves are often curved backwards, twisted and hooked at the tips.  The margins are rolled under. The honey scented flower heads are without rays, several in terminal clusters, the bracts are... Read more »
  • Crassula ovata

    Posted on A large well-branched, rounded, evergreen shrub with glossy, dark grey-green, oval, succulent leaves. The leaves are in opposite pairs with red margins and pointy ends. The bush is covered by sweetly scented star-shaped flowers which are followed by small capsules... Read more »
  • Echium pininana

    Posted on It is a biennial or triennial weed, showing little more than leaf in the first year, but subsequently produces a dense, 4 metres (potentially) flower spike that carries a dense mass of leaves and small white/blue flowers. Not on Nemba listing, however  the... Read more »