Global Plants is the world’s largest database of digitized plant specimens and a locus for international scientific research and collaboration.
The Flora of Australia is a synthesis of present taxonomic knowledge of the country’s flora. It has been designed for use by anyone wanting authoritative information on the names, characteristics, distribution and habitat of Australian plants.
This new digital platform integrates a wide range of botanical information from many sources, such as nomenclature, distribution maps, images, biodiversity data, and identification keys
Types of Plants
An interactive key to the 917 Australian species and subspecies of eucalypts (Angophora, Corymbia and Eucalyptus), based on taxonomy up to December 2009
This website will introduce you to the basics of lichens and the aim is to cover a broad range of topics with more than just a superficial account of each. However, the website is not an overly technical one so that a lichen expert will find nothing new here.
Checklist of lichen species recorded for Australia and numerous illustrations. Provides links to three identification keys.
Subtropical Queensland has a rich and diverse lichen flora covering the range from rainforest through eucalypt woodlands to arid grasslands. Each environment has its characteristic suite of lichens, offering the naturalist great opportunity for study.
This set of notes and keys is written to assist identification of lichens from subtropical Queensland.
Flora of Tasmania Online presents information on all flowering plants, native and naturalized, found in the State of Tasmania. Information includes descriptions, keys, taxonomic relationships, distributions and ecology.
Flora of Tasmania Online is published in fascicles: usually 1 fascicle per family. The accounts are available as downloadable PDF files and web pages.
This key should allow you to identify Tasmanian dicotyledonous plants. It is a work in progress.
VICFLORA is a comprehensive and current guide to the wild plants of Victoria. With plant profiles, identification tools and richly illustrated, the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria provides this resource free-of-charge for land managers, scientists, students and indeed anyone with an interest in Victorian plants.
HORTFLORA is a current guide to the cultivated plants of south-eastern Australia. With plant profiles, identification tools and richly illustrated, the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria provides this resource free-of-charge for farmers, foresters, arborists, botanists, garden and landscape designers, students, amateur gardeners, authors, journalists, and indeed anyone with an interest in cultivated plants growing in, but not restricted to, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, New South Wales and south-eastern Queensland.