Australian flora

The Tree The Tree New!

The Tree

The TreeRichard Woldendorp Award-winning photographer Richard Woldendorp explores Australian tree...

The TreeRichard Woldendorp Award-winning photographer Richard Woldendorp explores Australian trees of all shapes and sizes in this spectacular volume. Trees are the biggest plants on earth, and its longest living species. From abstract close-ups to aerials, acclaimed landscape photographer Richard Woldendorp's images reveal the beauty and wonder of trees. About the Author:Richard Woldendorp was born in Utrecht, Holland, in 1927. He has lived in Australia since 1951. He was named Australian Ph...

$45.00

Bush Tukka Guide New!

Bush Tukka Guide

Bush Tukka GuideSamantha Martin In this gorgeous and compact book, Samantha Martin – the ‘Bush Tu...

Bush Tukka GuideSamantha Martin In this gorgeous and compact book, Samantha Martin – the ‘Bush Tukka Woman’ – shares her knowledge and love of bush tukka as taught to her by her mother and other Aboriginal elders. Her 'Bush Tukka Guide' offers rich and wonderful insights into how Aboriginal people survived for centuries unearthing the bounty of this sometimes lush and often desolate land.  The book is divided into three chapters covering plants, animals and some recipes to get you started usi...

$19.95

Australian Grasses New!

Australian Grasses

Australian Grasses: A Gardener's Guide to Native Grasses, Sedges, Rushes and GrasstreesNick Roman...

Australian Grasses: A Gardener's Guide to Native Grasses, Sedges, Rushes and GrasstreesNick Romanowski Most Australian grasses are as spectacularly beautiful as the finest the rest of the world has to offer, while naturally being better adapted to the varied Australian climates. This book describes around 200 species of grasses, sedges, rushes, grasstrees and related plants, and is illustrated with photos taken in rainforests, wetlands, mallee scrub, and gardens from around the country.

$29.95

A Botanical Journey A Botanical Journey New!

A Botanical Journey

A Botanical Journey: The Story of the Western Australian HerbariumRoger Underwood Explore the Wes...

A Botanical Journey: The Story of the Western Australian HerbariumRoger Underwood Explore the Western Australian botanical journey through many fascinating personalities: botanists, internationally famous scientists, artists and more in this well-researched book by Roger Underwood. "Care for the heritage of our natural environment needs legislative protection, but it needs much more: knowledge, affection, associations, stories..." - George Seddon in 'The Old Country'.

$64.95

The Oldest Foods on Earth New!

The Oldest Foods on Earth

The Oldest Foods on Earth: A History of Australian Native Foods with RecipesJohn Newton 'This is ...

The Oldest Foods on Earth: A History of Australian Native Foods with RecipesJohn Newton 'This is a book about Australian food, not the foods that European Australians cooked from ingredients they brought with them, but the flora and fauna that nourished the Aboriginal peoples for over 50,000 years. It is because European Australians have hardly touched these foods for over 200 years that I am writing it.' - John Newton We celebrate cultural and culinary diversity, yet shun foods that grew her...

$29.95

Growing Eremophila

Growing Eremophila

Growing EremophilaRussell Wait, with Christine Huf, Cathy Powers and Jenny West Eremophila is a g...

Growing EremophilaRussell Wait, with Christine Huf, Cathy Powers and Jenny West Eremophila is a genus of Australian plants with more than 300 species. Many are stunningly beautiful but have not readily been available to gardeners until recently. This book is a comprehensive guide to the current Eremophila in cultivation. Russell Wait has travelled extensively throughout Australia observing Eremophila in their natural habitat. He has applied his knowledge to the cultivation of eremophila in ga...

$99.95

Gum: The Story of Eucalyptus

Gum: The Story of Eucalyptus

Gum:The story of eucalypts and their championsAshley Hay No matter where you look in Australia, y...

Gum:The story of eucalypts and their championsAshley Hay No matter where you look in Australia, you’re more than likely to see a eucalyptus tree. Scrawny or majestic, smooth as pearl or rough as guts, they have defined a continent for millennia, and shaped the possibilities and imaginations of those who live among them.  Australia’s First Nations have long knowledge of the characters and abilities of the eucalypts. And as part of the disruption wrought by colonial Australia, botanists battled...

$29.95

Sandalwood: The story of Western Australias Santalum spicatum

Sandalwood: The story of Western Australias San...

Sandalwood: The story of Western Australia's Santalum spicatumPamela Statham-Drew Sandalwood, gen...

Sandalwood: The story of Western Australia's Santalum spicatumPamela Statham-Drew Sandalwood, genus Santalum, is one of the most exotic and unforgettable woods in the world. It is a yellowish timber with an elusive fragrance that is a combination of floral, spicy and earthy aromas. The oil has been used as a perfume for centuries and is used now as a base by many iconic perfumes, such as Lanvin's Arpege and YSL's Yvresse. Cosmetic demand, however, pales in comparison with spiritual needs. Man...

$30.00

A Field Guide to Melaleucas of South-west Western Australia

A Field Guide to Melaleucas of South-west Weste...

A Field Guide to Melaleucas of South-west Western AustraliaJ.A. Young This publication is to prom...

A Field Guide to Melaleucas of South-west Western AustraliaJ.A. Young This publication is to promote the wonderful and diverse range of Melaleucas, many of which are largely unknown, and to encourage their further use in the beautification of our parks and gardens, in landscaping and in the restoration of our farmlands while at the same time combating erosion and salinity. Plantings may also ensure some species survival aganist future climate extremes.

$41.95

Banksias: Second Edition

Banksias: Second Edition

Banksias: Second EditionAlex George, Kevin Collins and Kathy Collins  Banksias are Australia's mo...

Banksias: Second EditionAlex George, Kevin Collins and Kathy Collins  Banksias are Australia's most iconic plants after Eucalypts known for thousands of years to Australians and to many more who have never visited this land, through writing and art. This extensively revised edition includes the most recently discovered Banksia vincentia with descriptions and illustrations of all 79 known species with many new photographs and updated species descriptions. It provides the history of their disco...

$55.00

Western Australian Plant Names and Their Meanings

Western Australian Plant Names and Their Meanings

Western Australian Plant Names and Their Meanings (4th Edition)F. A. Sharr and A. S. George Disc...

Western Australian Plant Names and Their Meanings (4th Edition)F. A. Sharr and A. S. George Discoveries in the State’s flora continue apace. This fourth edition of 'Western Australian Plant Names and Their Meanings' explains the scientific names of all 12,800 native and naturalised plants in the State, including 200 found since the 3rd edition of 2019. In total the book explains some 1643 generic names, 5735 specific and 892 infraspecific epithets. A feature is the inclusion of the genus for...

$48.00

Plants of Subtropical Eastern Australia

Plants of Subtropical Eastern Australia

Plants of Subtropical Eastern AustraliaAndrew Benwell 'Plants of Subtropical Eastern Australia' d...

Plants of Subtropical Eastern AustraliaAndrew Benwell 'Plants of Subtropical Eastern Australia' describes the rich flora of this biogeographically distinct region located on the east coast of Australia, covering the north coast of New South Wales and South-East Queensland. This guide presents a selection of common, threatened and ecologically significant plants found in the region's major vegetation habitats including rainforest, heathland, grassy forest, wetlands and rock outcrops. More than...

$49.95