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All the plants in this website grow on Magnetic Island,

8 kilometres offshore from Townsville in North Queensland.

The island is the jewel in the crown of the dry tropics region of Queensland.

The plants described here may be found in the bushland

near one of the many walking tracks,

or by the roadside,

or in the parks,

or in private gardens.

 Plants may be found under their botanical names

or listed under their botanical families

or by one of their common names.

The flower colour section may help you to identify a plant.

Try to find out what tree that unusual fruit comes from.

The links page also has a list of books.

 The blog keeps you up-to-date with the Website.

Meet the author.

Please contact us with your feedback.

Reports of any broken links are especially welcome.


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