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Mohavea confertiflora

Mohavea confertiflora, the ghost flower, is a plant of the family Plantaginaceae. It is a native of the Southwestern United States, southern California, and three states of northwest Mexico. It grows in the arid conditions of the Mojave desert an ...

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea

It is found in the western and northwestern Sonoran Desert of Arizona and its Colorado Desert subregion of southeastern California, and in northwestern Mexico in Sonora and Baja California states. It is most often found in sand dunes, and occasio ...

Peritoma arborea

Peritoma arborea, is a perennial shrub or bush in the spiderflower family known by the common names bladderpod, bladderpod spiderflower and burro-fat. It has yellow flowers in bloom all months of the year. It emits a foul odor to discourage herbi ...

Platanus wrightii

Platanus wrightii, the Arizona sycamore, also in Spanish Alamo, is a sycamore tree native to Arizona and New Mexico with its range extending south into the Mexican states of Sonora, Chihuahua, and Sinaloa. The tree is a large deciduous tree growi ...

Sphaeralcea coulteri

Sphaeralcea coulteri is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family known by the common name Coulters globemallow. It is native to the Sonoran Desert, its distribution extending from northern Mexico north into California and Arizona. It is ...

Sphaeralcea emoryi

Sphaeralcea emoryi is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family known by the common name Emorys globemallow. It is native to the Southwestern United States, California and Northwestern Mexico. It grows in desert habitat and sometimes dist ...

Aracamunia

Aracamunia liesneri, collected by R. Liesner and F. Delascia in 1987, is the sole species in the orchid genus Aracamunia. It is the only orchid strongly suspected of being carnivorous. A. liesneri bears peculiar, rigid, tongue-like structures wit ...

Masdevallia triangularis

Masdevallia triangularis is a species of orchid found from Venezuela to Ecuador. It grows to approximately 10 cm tall, and bears flat, solitary flowers above the leaves. It is more warmth tolerant than many other species in subsection Caudatae, a ...

Stalkya

Stalkya is a monotypic genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. The sole species is Stalkya muscicola, endemic to the Merida region of Venezuela.

Paphiopedilum malipoense

Paphiopedilum malipoense is a species of orchid commonly known as the Jade Slipper Orchid. This hemicryptophyte plant starts blooming in the spring time and has one flower per inflorescence. The plant grows in intermediate to cool conditions. Its ...

The Indian Bean Tree, St James Square, Monmouth

St James Square in Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales is the site of a historic Indian Bean Tree. The Catalpa bignonioides, a native of the southeastern United States, was planted in the square about 1900. It was joined by the Monmouth War Memorial i ...

Llangernyw Yew

The Llangernyw Yew) is an ancient yew in the village of Llangernyw, Conwy, North Wales. The tree is fragmented and its core part has been lost, leaving several enormous offshoots. The girth of the tree at the ground level is 10.75 m.

Ecology of Tasmania

The biodiversity of Tasmania is of exceptional biological and paleoecological interest. A state of Australia, it is a large South Pacific archipelago of one large main island and a range of smaller islands. The terrain includes a variety of reefs ...

Billardiera heterophylla

Billardiera heterophylla is a species of flowering plant in the family Pittosporaceae, known by the common name bluebell creeper. It is native to Western Australia, but is grown as an ornamental plant in appropriate climates worldwide. It can som ...

Carnivorous plants of Australia

The following list is derived from Australian Carnivorous Plants 2012 by Greg Bourke and Richard Nunn. It notably excludes the genus Stylidium, whose members may be considered to be protocarnivorous or carnivorous because the glandular trichomes ...

Drosera allantostigma

Drosera allantostigma is a species of pygmy sundew from Australia. The specific epithet "allantostigma" is derived from Latin and means "sausage-shaped stigma".

Drosera barbigera

Drosera barbigera is a species of pygmy sundew from Western Australia. The specific epithet "barbigera" is derived from Latin and means "bearded".

Drosera gibsonii

Drosera gibsonii is a species of pygmy sundew endemic to Stirling Range National Park in Western Australia. It is thought to be most closely related to Drosera silvicola.

Drosera hartmeyerorum

Drosera hartmeyerorum is a summer-growing annual sundew that is native to the north of Western Australia. It was discovered in 1995 by Siegfried and Irmgard Hartmeyer. Drosera hartmeyerorum has long scrambling leaves which readily curl around any ...

Drosera pedicellaris

The plant forms a ground-hugging rosette, up to 1.5 centimetres tall and with a diameter of up to 1.8 centimetres. Like all pygmy sundews, it is able to reproduce asexually by producing gemmae in autumn. In October / November, the plant produces ...

Drosera silvicola

Drosera silvicola is a species of pygmy sundew from Western Australia. The specific epithet "silvicola" is derived from Latin, meaning "living in the forest", referring to the location of its habitat.

Stylidium aceratum

Stylidium aceratum is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the genus Stylidium. It occurs within the south west region of Western Australia Aceratum specific epithet in Greek means "without a horn", referring to the absence of the epididymis, w ...

Stylidium adnatum

Stylidium adnatum is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the genus Stylidium. S. adnatum is endemic to Australia and is found primarily in the southwest region of Western Australia. This kind of leafy stems and scrambling, grow up to a height ...

Stylidium asymmetricum

Stylidium asymmetricum, the asymmetric triggerplant, is a flowering plant species of the genus Stylidium and is endemic to south-west Western Australia. It is an annual plant from 2 to 16 cm high that grows at the margins of swamps in clay soils. ...

Stylidium diceratum

Stylidium diceratum is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the genus Stylidium. The specific epithet diceratum is Greek for "two horns", referring to the two appendages that are present on the bend of the gynostemium. It is an annual plant tha ...

Stylidium edentatum

Stylidium edentatum is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the genus Stylidium. It is an annual plant that grows around 6 cm tall. The elliptical leaves form a basal rosettes around the stem. The leaves are around 0.3-0.8 mm long with recurved ...

Stylidium fimbriatum

Stylidium fimbriatum is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the genus Stylidium. It is an erect annual plant that grows from 15 to 30 cm tall. Oblanceolate leaves, about 16 per plant, form a basal rosette around the compressed stems. The leave ...

Stylidium hispidum

Stylidium hispidum, the white butterfly triggerplant, is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the genus Stylidium. S. hispidum is endemic to Australia and is found primarily in southwest Western Australia near Perth. This species is a basally r ...

Stylidium leeuwinense

Stylidium leeuwinense is a species that belongs to the genus Stylidium. The specific epithet leeuwinense refers to the Cape Leeuwin region in Western Australia where the type location for this species is. It is an herbaceous perennial that grows ...

Stylidium longicornu

Stylidium longicornu is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the genus Stylidium. It is an annual plant that grows from 10 to 30 cm tall. The obovate to spathulate leaves form a basal rosettes around the stem. The leaves are around 4–6 mm long. ...

Stylidium marradongense

Stylidium marradongense is a species that belongs to the genus Stylidium. The specific epithet leeuwinense refers to the Marradong region in Western Australia where the species is located. It is an herbaceous perennial that grows from 15–50 cm ta ...

Stylidium perizostera

Stylidium perizostera is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the genus Stylidium. It is an annual plant that grows from 5 to 11 cm tall. The linear leaves, about 8-12 per plant, are mostly in terminal rosettes but with some scattered along the ...

Stylidium preissii

Stylidium preissii, the lizard triggerplant, is a species that belongs to the genus Stylidium. It is an herbaceous perennial that grows from 5–18 cm tall and has divided stems covered with tile-like leaves that are arranged in a spiral formation ...

Stylidium prophyllum

Stylidium prophyllum is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the genus Stylidium. It is an annual plant that grows from 8 to 30 cm tall. The deltate leaves, about 4-10 per plant, are scattered along the elongate, glabrous stem and are generally ...

Stylidium repens

Stylidium repens, the matted triggerplant, is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the genus Stylidium. S. repens is endemic to Australia and is found primarily in southwest Western Australia. This species is a creeping or scrambling triggerpla ...

Stylidium rupestre

Stylidium rupestre is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the genus Stylidium, a species sometimes named as the rock triggerplant. It is found in Southwest Australia. The species was first described by Otto Wilhelm Sonder.

Stylidium violaceum

Stylidium violaceum, the violet triggerplant, is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the genus Stylidium. S. violaceum is endemic to Australia and is found primarily in the southwestern region of Western Australia. It can grow up to 50 cm incl ...

Stylidium weeliwolli

Stylidium weeliwolli is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the genus Stylidium. It occurs in the North West of Western Australia Weeliwolli specific epithet of the Australian aborigines, "We are water" or "water", referring to the place where ...

Utricularia antennifera

Utricularia antennifera is a terrestrial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is endemic to Western Australia.

Utricularia benthamii

Utricularia benthamii is a terrestrial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is endemic to Western Australia and is found southwest of Lake Muir, Manjimup, and Bridgetown.

Utricularia fistulosa

Utricularia fistulosa is an affixed aquatic carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is a widespread species in the northeastern region of Western Australia.

Utricularia georgei

Utricularia georgei is an annual terrestrial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is endemic to northern Western Australia.

Utricularia kenneallyi

Utricularia kenneallyi is an annual terrestrial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is endemic to the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Utricularia menziesii

Utricularia menziesii, commonly known as redcoats, is a perennial, terrestrial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is endemic to the coastal regions of Western Australia.

Utricularia multifida

Utricularia multifida, commonly called pink petticoat or fairy aprons, is a terrestrial carnivorous plant that belongs to the bladderwort genus, Utricularia, of family Lentibulariaceae. It is endemic to the south west corner of Western Australia. ...

Utricularia paulineae

Utricularia paulineae is an affixed aquatic carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is endemic to the coastal regions of Western Australia.

Utricularia petertaylorii

Utricularia petertaylorii is an annual terrestrial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is endemic to southwestern Western Australia. It is named in honor of Peter Taylor.

Utricularia tridactyla

Utricularia tridactyla is an annual, terrestrial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is endemic to northeastern Kimberley region in Western Australia.

Utricularia volubilis

Utricularia volubilis, the twining bladderwort, is a perennial, affixed aquatic carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is endemic to the southwestern coastal region of Western Australia.

Utricularia westonii

Utricularia westonii is a terrestrial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is named for Dr. A. Weston who first discovered this species in 1971. It is endemic to Cape Le Grand National Park in Western Australia. It is the o ...

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