• Plant & Gardening Guides

We are continuing to add to this collection of how-to guides and articles, which includes book reviews, bush tucker information and site visit (both bush and garden) reports from members across Queensland.

Enjoy learning more about our native flora and habitats, and how we can help our Australian plants thrive! 

Bush Tucker Articles

  • Apple Berries

    (Billardiera species) Billardiera belong to the Family Pittosporaceae, and are a genus of climbing plants limited to Australia. They were named...

  • Bunya Nuts

    (Araucaria bidwillii) The Bunya Pine (Araucaria bidwillii) is a large tree, growing 30-45 metres in height, with a straight, rough-barked trunk and a...

  • Burdekin Plum

    (Pleiogynium timorense) This can be a large and shapely tree to 20 metres or more under good conditions, or a stunted, almost bonsai shrub under...

More Helpful Resources

Our Journal

The Native Plants Queensland Journal is a full-colour quarterly print publication sent to members. It features original informative articles and details of our activities.

Special Interest Study Groups

Study groups are set up through our national association, the Australian Native Plants Society (Australia) (ANPSA). Each group focuses on a particular aspect of native plants (usually a genus or a related group of genera), enabling members to develop their special interest and to contribute in a practical way to the body of knowledge on Australian flora.

Australian Flora Foundation

The Australian Flora Foundation fosters research into the biology and cultivation of Australian plants by funding research projects, giving prizes for research, organising seminars, publishing research findings and more.

Queensland Herbarium

The Queensland Herbarium is the centre for research and information on Queensland ecosystems, plants, fungi and algae. The Queensland Herbarium building at Toowong houses the state’s plant specimen collection of more than 830,000 specimens, representing Queensland’s native and naturalised plant species and 150 years of species discovery.
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