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A Field Guide to the Fungi of Australia

By: A. M. Young

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, UNSW Press: 2004

Seller ID: 9780868407425

ISBN: 0868407429

Condition: New


Australia is world-renowned for its often extraordinary and unique natural environment – including many of its plants and animals. This beautiful little book highlights an often overlooked, but just as remarkable, aspect of our natural world: Australia’s fungi. Many are brightly coloured, some fluorescent; some are elegant, others squat; some are fragrant, more still are highly toxic. This field guide showcases many of these species in all their splendour. With descriptions of more than 170 species, this is the most comprehensive general guide to Australia's Fungi. It includes species fr... View more info

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Wild Plants of Greater Brisbane Revised Edition: A Queensland Museum Wild Guide *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Edited by Michelle Ryan

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2010

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 003421

ISBN: 0975111620

Condition: New


Brisbane and the surrounding region is one of the greenest urban environments in the world. In this book you'll find more than 500 species of our most familiar wild plants, and a few that are less well known, featured in over 1100 colour photographs; along with brief, easy-to-read, descriptions of the plants and their habitats. Photographic details of the whole plant, the flower fruit and seed enable individual plants to be easily identified. An added bonus is the wildlife notes that accompany many of the descriptions. 372 pages. View more info

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Name that Flower : The Identification of Flowering Plants [Third Edition]

By: Ian Clarke and Helen Lee

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Melbourne University Press: 2019

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9780522876048

ISBN: 0522876048

Condition: New


Name That Flower is a valued source of clear and concise information on identifying flowering plants from around the world, both cultivated and in the wild. This edition is updated to align with current systems of plant classification that incorporate advances in molecular DNA analysis. It includes more than 130 detailed line drawings, 64 colour pages and information on 46 plant families. The illustrations depict a selection of widely distributed gardens plants and weeds, and species native in eastern and southeastern Australia. Easily navigated, the book facilitates the successful use... View more info

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Wild Plants of the Scenic Rim: A Queensland Museum Pocket Wild Guide

By: Keith McCosh and Barry Jahnke and Aubrey Podlich and Paul Donatiu and Glen Leiper

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2015

Seller ID: A1104

ISBN: 098726818X

Condition: New


A comprehensive pocket-sized guide to the wild plants of the Scenic Rim, Queensland, Australia. This pocket guide introduces you to the variety of wild plants growing in one of Queensland’s great natural treasure troves, the Scenic Rim. The Scenic Rim encompasses a chain of high mountains and plateaux, as well as scattered, isolated peaks, low rolling hills and flood plains that lie to the south and south-west of Brisbane in Queensland's south-east corner. The region is a very special 'storehouse' of unique animals and distinctive plants, with some species found nowhere else in the wo... View more info

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Green Guide : Trees of Australia

By: Peter Krisch

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 2015

Seller ID: 9781921517525

ISBN: 1921517522

Condition: New


This new title in New Holland s award-winning Green Guides series investigates the ever-popular subject of Australia s trees and shrubs, celebrating the beauty, great diversity and unique evolution of the country s forests.The structure of this book is similar to that of other titles in the series.Fact panels cover interesting aspects of the subject.Questions answered include: what is the difference between a tree and a shrub? , what age can Australian trees reach? , how tall do trees grow in Australia? and how many species of trees and shrubs exist in Australia? to name just a few. Other sect... View more info

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Noongar Bush Tucker : Bush Food Plants and Fungi of the South-West of Western Australia

By: Vivienne Hansen and John Horsfall

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, UWA Publishing: 2019

Seller ID: 9781760800420

ISBN: 1760800422

Condition: New


Before the colonisation of Australia, Aboriginal Australians lived on a wonderful larder of fresh fruit, vegetables and lean meat, in a land largely free from disease, with more exercise, less stress and supportive communities. Today, in Aboriginal communities all over Australia, there are higher instances of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, renal disease, some types of cancer and lung diseases than in the general population. This book is an attempt to preserve bush tucker knowledge for future generations of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people to ensure the information is not lost with the pas... View more info