Month: August 2019

Plant of the month

  Botanical Name: Boronia ledifolia Common Name: Sydney Boronia Meaning: Boronia: after the Italian botanist Fransesco Borone. ledifolia: after the genus Ledum, a small shrub which resembles and from the Latin folium meaning leaf. Habitat: In woodland, heath and dry sclerophyll forest …

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Plant of the month

Botanical Name: Acacia brownii Common Name: Heath Wattle Family: Mimosaceae Meaning: Acacia: Derived from akis meaning a sharp point. brownii: named after botanist Robert Brown (1773 – 1858) Habitat: In woodland, heath and dry sclerophyll forest on sandy or clay loam soils. …

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