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Flora of Australia (series)

The Flora of Australia Volume 1, second edition. All the book in the series have this distinctive green and yellow cover.

The Flora of Australia is a 59 volume series describing the vascular plants, bryophytes and lichens present in Australia and its external territories. The series is published by the Australian Biological Resources Study who estimate that the series when complete will describe over 20 000 plant species.[1]


  • Series 1
  • Other Australian floras 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Volume 1 of the series was published in 1981, a second extended edition was released in 1999. The series uses the Cronquist system of taxonomy. The ABRS also published the Fungi of Australia, the Algae of Australia and the Flora of Australia Supplementary Series.

Other Australian floras

A few censuses of the Australian flora have been carried out, they include

See also


  1. ^ Orchard, A. E. 1999. Introduction. In A. E. Orchard, ed. Flora of Australia - Volume 1, 2nd edition pp 1-9. Australian Biological Resources Study ISBN 0-643-05965-2

External links

  • Flora of Australia Online
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