Plant identification keys by Western Australian Herbarium

Introduction

Western Australia is very rich in spectacular and interesting plant species, many of which are rare and endemic. These keys allow the identification of more than 3400 species of Western Australia's wildflowers, in eight major families

 

Key to Fabaceae of Western Australia

The Fabaceae is a largely Australian family. It has a centre of diversity in Western Australia, where there are 933 described and 52 undescribed (phrase-named) species recognized. This key includes all described and phrase-named taxa in Western Australia

Key to Goodeniaceae of Western Australia

The Goodeniaceae is a largely Australian family. It has a centre of diversity in Western Australia, where there are 332 described and 19 undescribed (phrase-named) species recognized. This key includes all described and phrase-named taxa in Western Australia

Key to Haemodoraceae of Western Australia

The Haemodoraceae is a largely Australian family. It has a centre of diversity in Western Australia, where there are 127 described and undescribed (phrase-named) species recognized. This key includes all described and phrase-named taxa in Western Australia

Key to the Lamiaceae of Western Australia

The Lamiaceae a largely Australian family. It has a centre of diversity in Western Australia, where there are 251 described and 24 undescribed (phrase-named) species recognized. This key includes all described and phrase-named taxa in Western Australia

Key to the Malvaceae of Western Australia

The Malvaceae is a largely Australian family. It has a centre of diversity in Western Australia, where there are 381 described and 70 undescribed (phrase-named) species recognized. This key includes all described and phrase-named taxa in Western Australia

Key to Proteaceae of Western Australia

The Proteaceae is a largely Australian family. It has a centre of diversity in Western Australia, where there are 963 described and 20 undescribed (phrase-named) species recognized. This key includes all described and phrase-named taxa in Western Australia

Key to Restionaceae of Western Australia

The Restionaceae is a largely Australian family. It has a centre of diversity in Western Australia, where there are 107 described and undescribed (phrase-named) species recognized. This key includes all described and phrase-named taxa in Western Australia

Key to Rutaceae of Western Australia

The Restionaceae is a largely Australian family. It has a centre of diversity in Western Australia, where there are 198 described and 7 undescribed (phrase-named) species recognized. This key includes all described and phrase-named taxa in Western Australia


Authors

Chris Hollister & Kevin Thiele

Last updated

May 2021