There is no standardised set of common names for the Australian flora.

This web facility draws on a limited range of published sources to help people find a match between common names and scientific botanical names. It is not authoritative or complete. Incomplete or partial names can be searched on.

Enter common name or scientific name:


Common names are listed in 'best fit' order. Scroll the results for other possibilities. The botanical names are those used in the numbered reference, they are not necessarily those accepted by the Australian Plant Census (APC).

A number indicating the reference for at least one source for each common name quoted is listed at the end of the line for each entry. To see source references click on: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.

To get more information based on the scientific name, go here