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Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagle

Aquila is a genus of large eagles that have long, rounded wings with deeply emarginated tips. They also have very strong legs and claws and ear-shaped nostrils. The subspecies A. a. fleayi is the largest of the wedge-tailed eagles. A. A. fleayi h ...

Elaeocarpus sedentarius

Elaeocarpus sedentarius, known as the Minyon quandong, is a species of Australian, endangered, mid-sized rainforest trees. In 2008 David J. Maynard and Darren M. Crayn formally scientifically described the species under this name. Previously it h ...

Elaeocarpus williamsianus

Elaeocarpus williamsianus, the hairy quandong, is a rare rainforest tree growing in a restricted area in the far north east of the state of New South Wales. Only about one hundred trees are known to exist, occurring in three locations. This plant ...

Endiandra floydii

Endiandra floydii is a small-sized rainforest tree. Despite its common name, Crystal Creek walnut, this tree is unrelated to northern-hemisphere walnuts, and is a laurel. It is named after the Australian botanist, Alexander Floyd.

Eucalyptus morrisbyi

Eucalyptus morrisbyi, commonly known as Morrisbys gum, is a species of small to medium-sized tree that is endemic to a restricted area of Tasmania. It has loose slabs of rough bark near the base of its trunk, smooth pale grey bark above, lance-sh ...

Gossia fragrantissima

Gossia fragrantissima, the sweet myrtle or small-leaved myrtle, is a shrub or small tree of eastern Australia. A plant with a ROTAP rating of 3EC-, endangered by extinction. Found in sub tropical rainforests near streams, from near Woodburn, New ...

Leucopogon fletcheri

Leucopogon fletcheri is a small Australian plant in the family Ericaceae. It was first collected near Springwood by J.J. Fletcher in September 1887. The species contains two subspecies. Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. fletcheri is rare, found only in ...

Micromyrtus grandis

Micromyrtus grandis, the Severn River heath-myrtle, is a shrub in the myrtle family. It is found exclusively in the Severn River Nature Preserve and a property next to it, located around 60 km north-west of Glen Innes. It grows up to 1–4 metres t ...

Persoonia micranthera

Persoonia micranthera, commonly known as the small-flowered snottygobble, is an endangered prostrate shrub with yellow flowers and thin bark. It grows only on two peaks, Bluff Knoll and Isongerup Peak, in the eastern section of the Stirling Range ...

Pimelea spicata

Pimelea spicata, the pink pimelea, is an endangered plant, native to New South Wales, Australia. It is also known as rice flower. Invasive weeds that compete with the plant for resources include creeper asparagus asparagoides Bridal, bat Bush Chr ...

Pouteria eerwah

Pouteria eerwah is a rare species of Australian rainforest tree in the family Sapotaceae. Common names include shiny-leaved condoo, black plum and wild apple. It is endemic to south eastern Queensland, with a restricted distribution and regarded ...

Cocos buff-banded rail

The Cocos buff-banded rail, Gallirallus philippensis andrewsi, is an endangered subspecies of the buff-banded rail endemic to the Cocos Islands, an Australian Offshore Territory in the central-eastern Indian Ocean. The local Cocos Malay name of t ...

Randia moorei

Randia moorei, commonly known as the spiny gardenia, is a rare Australian shrub growing in the far north eastern areas of the state of New South Wales and adjacent areas in Queensland. The habitat is subtropical rainforest north of Lismore. Randi ...

Rhizanthella slateri

Rhizanthella slateri, or the eastern underground orchid, is a terrestrial saprophytic orchid with a fleshy underground stem 15 cm long and 15 mm diameter. Rhizanthella slateri ranges from southeastern Queensland to the South coast of New South Wa ...

Rutidosis leptorrhynchoides

The Button Wrinklewort is a flowering plant of the genus Rutidosis in the daisy family. Its natural distribution is south eastern Australia where its restricted to undisturbed grasslands and woodlands. As much of its original habitat has been des ...

Sloanes froglet

Sloanes froglet is a species of frog in the family Myobatrachidae. It is endemic to Australia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland and intermittent freshwater marshes in and around the floo ...

Christmas thrush

The Christmas thrush, ia a subspecies of the island thrush. It is endemic to Christmas Island, an Australian territory in the Indian Ocean.

Triflorensia cameronii

Triflorensia cameronii is a very rare rainforest plant of the coffee family, growing in a few areas of eastern Australia. Found in Lismore, New South Wales as well as a few other locations in nearby Queensland. Soils are based on basalt, and the ...

Westringia crassifolia

The species is a tall slender shrub growing to 2 metres high. Leaves are about 5 to 15 mm long and 1.5 to 2.5 mm wide. The flowers, which may be pink, lavender or blue, appear in August and September in the species native range.

Xylosma terrae-reginae

Xylosma terrae-reginae is a rainforest tree of eastern Australia. The habitat is in sea side or relatively dry rainforest areas, mostly on private property. Found as far south as Ballina, New South Wales to as far north as near Maryborough, Queen ...

Acacia kingiana

Acacia kingiana was a species of wattle that occurred in an area north east of Wagin in the Avon Wheatbelt region of south-west Western Australia. It has been declared extinct under Australias Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation ...

Great hopping mouse

The great hopping mouse is extinct. It is known only from skulls found in owl pellets in the Flinders Ranges. Some pellets also include bones of the introduced house mouse - indicating that it survived into historic times, possibly the second hal ...

Acacia caesariata

Acacia caesariata is a shrub of the genus Acacia and the subgenus Plurinerves. It is native to an area in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia. Dense rounded shrub usually grows to a height of from 0.6 to 1.6 meter 2.0 to 5.2 ft. It blooms f ...

Acacia constablei

Acacia constablei, commonly known as the Narrabarba wattle, is a species of Acacia native to eastern Australia, and is listed as a vulnerable species.

Acacia denticulosa

Acacia denticulosa, commonly known as sandpaper wattle, is a species of Acacia native to the south-west of Western Australia. A spindly shrub 1–4 m high, it flowers from September to October, producing dense, curved, yellow flower spikes.

Acacia depressa

Acacia depressa is a shrub of the genus Acacia and the subgenus Pulchellae. It is native to an area in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia. Dense prostrate spreading shrub usually grows to a height of from 0.05 to 0.15 meters 0.2 to 0.5 ft. ...

Acacia flocktoniae

Acacia flocktoniae is a shrub species that is endemic to Australia. Plants grow 1.5 to 3 meters and have a narrow phyllodes, which are between 4 and 10 cm in length. The cream to yellow flower heads appear in racemes from 4 to 10 in the axils of ...

Acacia georgensis

Acacia georgensis, commonly known as Bega wattle or Dr George Mountain wattle, is a species of Acacia native to southeastern Australia. It was one of eleven species selected for the Save a Species Walk campaign in April 2016, scientists walked 30 ...

Acacia phasmoides

Acacia phasmoides, commonly known as phantom wattle, is a shrub species that is endemic to south-eastern Australia. It grows to between 1 and 4 metres high and has phyllodes that are 5 to 12.5 cm long and 1 to 2 mm wide. The bright yellow globula ...

Acronychia baeuerlenii

Acronychia baeuerlenii is a rare shrub or small tree growing in the most easterly part of Australia. The Byron Bay acronychia is found between the Richmond River, New South Wales to Lamington National Park just over the border in the state of Que ...

Acrophyllum australe

Acrophyllum australe is a woody flowering plant, native to a small area of New South Wales, Australia. A. australe is listed as a vulnerable species in the wild, by the Australian Department of the Environment and Heritage. The plant has small, s ...

Allocasuarina duncanii

Allocasuarina duncanii, commonly known as Duncans sheoak, is a small tree of the genus Allocasuarina native to Tasmania. A small coniferous tree has the habit and usually grows to a height of 8 m 26 ft. Allocasuarina Duncanii is known from ten po ...

Allocasuarina media

Allocasuarina media is a shrub of the genus Allocasuarina native to Victoria. The Bush usually grows to a height of 1 to 3 meters 3 to 10 feet with a wood penultimate branches which have smooth bark. On the branches grow with a length of about 20 ...

Angophora robur

Angophora robur, commonly known as the sandstone rough-barked apple or the broad-leaved sandstone apple, is a tree species that is native to eastern Australia. The tree usually grows to a height of 10 m 33 ft with a grey, shortly fibrous bark, wh ...

Archidendron hendersonii

Archidendron hendersonii, the White Lace Flower or Tulip Siris is a rainforest tree in eastern Australia. A rare plant, listed as vulnerable. The plant is named after J.A. Henderson, who collected the original specimen at Ballina. It grows north ...

Banksia goodii

Banksia goodii, commonly known as Goods Banksia, is an endangered shrub of Southwest Western Australia. Goods Banksia grows as a low shrub, either prostrate or with stems up to twenty centimetres. The leaves are dark green with conspicuous yellow ...

Bosistoa transversa

Bosistoa transversa, known as the Yellow Satinheart, is a rainforest tree found in eastern Australia. A member of the citrus family, it is rare plant, rated as vulnerable. It occurs from Mullumbimby in north eastern New South Wales to Gladstone, ...

Cadellia

Cadellia is a monotypic genus of trees in the botanical family Surianaceae. The sole species, Cadellia pentastylis, commonly known as ooline, is a medium to large tree with bright green leaves and rough tile-pattern bark. It has rain forest origi ...

Callistemon kenmorrisonii

Betka bottlebrush is an upright or angular spreading shrub which grows to between 1 and 3 metres in height and 1 to 4 metres in width. It has grey bark which reveals white underneath after peeling. Its new growth is initially pink, becoming blue- ...

Canarium acutifolium

Canarium acutifolium is a forest tree species, of the plant family Burseraceae, growing naturally in New Guinea, the Moluccas, Sulawesi, New Britain, New Ireland, Bougainville and in lowland north-eastern Queensland, Australia. In 1917 botanist E ...

Cereopsis novaehollandiae grisea

The Recherche Cape Barren goose, also known as the Cape Barren goose, is large grazing bird found along the southern coast of Western Australia. It is a subspecies of the Cape Barren goose, the other subspecies of which inhabits islands and coast ...

Correa baeuerlenii

Correa baeuerlenii is a shrub which is endemic to New South Wales in Australia. It is commonly known as Chefs-hat Correa due to the shape of its greenish-yellow flowers. It grows to between 1 and 2.5 metres in height, and has ovate to elliptic le ...

Corymbia leptoloma

Corymbia leptoloma, commonly known as the Paluma Range yellowjacket or yellow jacket, is a member of the genus Corymbia native to Queensland. The tree usually grows to a height of 20 meters 66 feet and covered with coarse, mosaic grey-yellow bark ...

Corymbia rhodops

Corymbia rhodops, commonly known as the red-throated bloodwood, is a member of the genus Corymbia native to Queensland. The tree usually grows to a height of 15 m 49 ft and forms a lignotuber. Bark red-brown to gray-brown, tessellation and stable ...

Corymbia xanthope

Corymbia xanthope, commonly known as Glen Geddes bloodwood, is a bloodwood native to Queensland The tree usually grows to a height of 15 meters 49 feet and has rough, flaky and mosaicity of the cortex in almost all areas, the outer layers are gra ...

Corynocarpus rupestris

Corynocarpus rupestris, commonly known as the Glenugie karaka, is a rainforest tree found in eastern Australia. It is a rare plant with a ROTAP rating of 2VC-t. There are two sub-species, arborescens is a small hairless shrub or tree up to 13 met ...

Cryptocarya floydii

Cryptocarya floydii is an Australian rainforest tree. It occurs in steep dry rocky gullies in northern New South Wales and adjacent areas in Queensland as far north as Bunya Mountains National Park. It grows as far south as the upper gullies of t ...

Cryptocarya foetida

Cryptocarya foetida is a rainforest tree growing at the eastern coastal parts of Australia. The common name is due to the allegedly offensive odour given by the flowers. The stinking cryptocarya or stinking laurel is considered vulnerable to exti ...

Cryptocarya williwilliana

Cryptocarya williwilliana is a shrub or small rainforest tree and is commonly known as the small leaved laurel. It is confined to dry rainforest on steep rocky limestone slopes or at the base of limestone cliffs. It grows in remote areas at an al ...

Endiandra globosa

Endiandra globosa is a medium-sized Australian rainforest tree. Despite the common name of black walnut, this tree is unrelated to northern hemisphere walnuts, and is a Laurel. Black walnut is restricted to riverine forests. Grows on rich alluvia ...

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