Australian Plants online

Number 25...March 2002
ISSN 1326-7469

Australian Plants online is published quarterly by the Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the growing, conservation, promotion and appreciation of Australian native plants.

First Cuttings
BulletNews and Views from the World of Australian Plants
Australian Plants Societies; The "Gumnuts" Newsletter; Tim Flannery on Introduced Plants; Rainforests and the Water Balance; Australian Native Plants Selector; Lantana - Horror Story; Australian Native Food Industries Web Site; Wattle Web; Australian Plants" print!!!

BulletOn the Brink - 1
Australian Plants at Risk - Homoranthus porteri

BulletEllis Stones: Landscape Architect
Regarded as the father of an Australian landscape style, Ellis Stone sought to bring nature into the cities

BulletThe Mighty Canthium
The mighty what?? The genus Canthium deserves to be better known

BulletEdible Acacias
A review of Acacia species known to have edible seeds.

The textures and colours of bark are often overlooked in landscape planning.

BulletOur Wild Foods to the World
A review of the Australian food plants currently in use or with great potential

BulletThe National Botanic Gardens of Wales
A surprisingly large collection of Australian plants exists in this new garden at Carmarthenshire in West Wales.

BulletElectronic Mailbox
Problems, comments, suggestions...and a few answers.

BulletShort Cuts
19th Century Skullduggery!!; Gymea Silly; Rare Eucalypts at Burrendong Arboretum; Our Magnificent Swamp Orchids; Increasing the Variety of Birds in the Garden; The Genus Regelia

BulletA Good Read
Reviews of some publications on the Australian flora.

BulletBack Issues
...see what you've missed and download early articles!


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Please email any comments or suggestions on Australian Plants online. Contributions are extremely welcome but it is suggested that prospective articles be discussed with the editor before being prepared. Please note that as a non-profit organisation, the Society is not in a position to pay for contributions. General inquiries on the Society or any aspect of Australian plants are also welcome - every effort will be made to ensure a prompt reply but some delays may occur if the inquiry needs to be referred to others for an answer.

The deadline for the June 2002 issue is 15 May 2002

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Opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and may not represent official policy of the member Societies of the Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants. The copyright of all articles and images remains with the authors. Photographs in this issue are copyright Brian Walters unless otherwise indicated.

Editor: Brian Walters


Australian Plants online - March 2002
Issue date: 4 April 2002

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