North Queensland / Tropical plants

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Gomphrena canescens NQ

Northern Australian Plants - Amaranthaceae

Xanthostemon youngii

Xanthostemon youngii

Golden Myrtle tree (Thaleropia queenslandica)

Golden Myrtle

Golden Myrtle, Queensland Golden Myrtle (Thaleropia queenslandica) (Myrtaceae) Few rainforest plants light up the forest in summer like the Golden Myrtle. At dusk, when the bright sun has just with…

Castanospermum australe

Castanospermum australe - Growing Native Plants

Syzygium alliiligneum  Family:Myrtaceae Common name:Puddenwood; Bark in the Wood; Mission Beach Satinash;  Paper-barked Satinash; Onionwood Satinash; Pudden Satinash; , Mission Beach; Satinash,   Red  fruits .Edible , crispy like an apple, but sour .   NEQ, restricted to the area between Cape Tribulation and Tully.     IDENTIFYING AUSTRALIAN RAINFOREST PLANTS,TREES & FUNGI - Flickr Group --> DATABASE INDEX

Syzygium alliiligneum

Syzygium alliiligneum Family:Myrtaceae Common name:Puddenwood; Bark in the Wood; Mission Beach Satinash; Paper-barked Satinash; Onionwood Satinash; Pudden Satinash; , Mission Beach; Satinash, Red fruits .Edible , crispy like an apple, but sour . NEQ, restricted to the area between Cape Tribulation and Tully. IDENTIFYING AUSTRALIAN RAINFOREST PLANTS,TREES & FUNGI - Flickr Group --> DATABASE INDEX

Lemon Aspen - Acronychia acidula #1

Lemon Aspen - Acronychia acidula - Tucker Bush

Edible native producing intensely citrus fruits with herby, eucalypt tones. Low-maintenance and bird-attracting.

Bolwarra / Native guava - Eupomatia laurina

Bolwarra - Eupomatia laurina - Tucker Bush

aka. Native Guava. Yields fragrant flowers and creamy fruit. Attracts bees and other pollinators.

Black Plum - Diospyros australis #2

Black Plum - Diospyros australis - Tucker Bush

Shade-tolerant rainforest species producing black plum-like berries in Autumn and Winter.

Antidesma erostre, A.bunius, etc

WILD CURRANT Antidesma erostre

Witjutigrub Bushfood Nursery

Wonga Wonga Vine (Pandorea pandorana) Native Australian woody climbing vine, also found in Malesia and the southwestern Pacific region.

Wonga Wonga Vine (Pandorea pandorana) Native Australian woody climbing vine, also found in Malesia and the southwestern Pacific region.

Hibbertia scandens - Golden Guinea Flower. Trailing ground cover

Choosing an Australian climbing plant - GardenDrum

With gardens getting smaller, I find that there is increasing interest in climbing plants. These versatile Australian native climbers can adapt to limited spaces, and be grown as ground covers as well.

Little Penda, Bloomfield Penda "Xanthostemon verticillatus var". 3mx1m slow growing bird, bee and butterfly attracting shrub.

Feeding and Fluttering

Nectarinia jugularis was commonly known as Yellow-bellied Sunbird but now is referred to as Olive-backed Sunbird…….however, my friend Joanna refers to them as ‘Sunnybirds’ …