Saturday, 7th October, 2017

Aechmea blanchetiana 'Orange Form' (orange bromeliad) has been added to the website.

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, 26th September, 2017

The spider lily previously identified as Hymenocallis caribaea appears to be Hymenocallis littoralis, as I had suspected. This misconception has been corrected.

 

Tuesday, 20th September, 2017

Three photographs (flowers & fruits, flower detail, fruit detail) have been upgraded in Homalanthus nutans (native bleeding heart).

 

 

 

 

Monday, 18th September, 2017

Two new photograps of seeds have been added to Spinifex sericeus (beach spinifex).

 

 

 

 

Sunday, 17th September, 2017

New photographs have been adden to Cassia brewsteri (Brewster's Cassia).

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, 4th September, 2017

A new photograph (green prickly bracts) has been added to Barleria oenotheroides (yellow Barleria).

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 24th August, 2017

Will John Bean, who has recently tried to enrol as a member, please get in touch.

We have been unable to reach you at the email address you gave us.

Monday, 22nd August, 2017

The article on Typha latifolia (bulrush) has been expanded, and a number of new photographs added, from a colony that has recently establisged itself in Butlers Creek, Picnic Bay.

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 10th August, 2017

Cryptocarya hypospodia (northern laurel) has been added to the website.

 

 

 

Two photographs (flowering, inflorescence) have been upgraded in Sabal mexicana (Mexican palmetto).

 

 

Saturday, 5th August, 2017

Acacia jackesiana (Betsy's wattle) has been added to the website.

 

 

Monday, 17th July, 2017

A new photograph (edible stalks) has been added to Rheum rhabarbarum (rhubarb).

 

 

Thursday, 13th July, 2017

Cymbidium canaliculatum (black orchid) has been added to the website. I'm sorry there is no flower picture, but we'll include one when we can.

 

 

 

Wednesday, 12th July, 2017

Platycerium veitchii (silver elkhorn) has been added to the website.

 

 

Tuesday, 11th July, 2017

Hoya australis (waxflower) has been added to the website.

 

 

Tuesday, 26th June, 2017

A photograph (fruit) has been upgraded, and a new photograph (ripe fruit) added, in Casabela thevetia (Captain Cook Tree).

 

 

Friday, 16th June, 2017

Nervilia holochila (ribbed shield orchid) has been added to the website. I am sorry there is no photograph of the flower - we'll try to find one next wet season.

 

 

Thursday, 15th June, 2017

Sauropus albiflorus (showy Sauropus) has been added to the website. This plant had formerly been mis-identified as Phyllanthis amarus, and I apologize for any confusion that may have resulted.

I should also like to apologize to those of you who have been unable to access the website for the past 15 hours or so. This was due to a problem with the server.

Tuesday, 13th June, 2017

Epidendrum radicans (firestar orchid) has been added to the website today.

 

 

Monday, 12th June, 2017

A photograph (tree in flower) has been upgraded in Euroschinus falcatus (ribbonwood)..

Sunday, 11th June, 2017

Two things of interest have happened in the last few days.

First of all, we are now on TWITTER. Please follow us.

Secondly, there is now a MEMBERS' PAGE, which we hope will develop into a useful forum for those of us interested in plants.

To access this page, you need to register as a Member, and obtain a password. Register HERE. We should love some feedback from our Members.

Saturday, 20th May, 2017

A new photograph (purple fleabane) has been added to Cyanthillium cinereum (purple fleabane).

 

 

 

Two new photographs (tinospora vine 1, fruits) have been added to Tinospora smilacina (tinospora vine).

 

 

 

A new photograph (woolly rambutan) has been added to Alectryon tomentosus (woolly rambutan).

 

 

 

A photograph (flowers) has been upgraded in Crotalaria goreensis (Gambia pea).

 

 

Friday, 19th May, 2017

Tephrosia sp. "Picnic Bay" (wild indigo) has been added to the website.

This plant was previously thought to be Tephrosia purpurea ssp. sericea, but is now thought to be a species endemic to Picnic Bay here on Magnetic Island, and its article has been rewritten.

We should be very interested to hear from anyone who has any further knowledge concerning it.

 

 

Thursday, 18th May, 2017

Two new photographs (open pod & seeds, seeds) have been added to Bauhinia monandra (pink orchid tree).

 

 

 A photograph (dog's balls in fruit) has been upgraded in Grewia retusifolia (dog's balls).

Monday, 8th May, 2017

A new photograph (Papilio ulysses) has been added to Melicope rubra (little Evodia).

 

 

Thursday, 20th April, 2017

Two new photographs (the pods, pod detail) have been added to Crotalaria medicaginea (trefoil rattlepod).

 

 

Friday, 14th April, 2017

A new photograph (mature pod) has been added to Bauhinia monandra (pink orchid tree).

 

 

Tuesday, 11th April, 2017

Dietes bicolor (wild yellow iris) has been added to the website.

 

 

Cyperus exaltatus (tall flatsedge) has been added to the website.

 

 

 

Monday, 10th April, 2017

Two new photographs (flowering, flower detail) have been added to Alectryon tomentosus (woolly rambutan). The article itself has also been expanded somewhat.

 

 

 

A new photograph (ripe fruits 2) has been added to Mimusops elengi (red coondoo). The fruits of this tree have also been added to the UNUSUAL FRUITS page, as have also the fruits of Adenanthera pavonina (red bead tree). Many visitors to Magnetic Island find this page a great help when they wish to identify plants observed here. The FLOWER COLOUR pages also receive similar use.

 

 

 

Two photographs (fruiting, the figs) have been upgraded in Ficus microcarpa (native banjan).

 

 

Two new photographs (ground orchid 1, flower detail) have been added to Spathoglottis plicata (ground orchid).

 

 

 

Two new photographs (male flowers) have been added to Pipturus agrenteus (native mulberry).

 

 

Thursday, 6th April, 2017

Two new photographs (red bead tree, the beads) have been added to Adenanthera pavonina (red bead tree).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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