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Book Review: Phytochemistry of Australia’s Tropical Rainforest

Book Review by Glenn Leiper Phytochemistry of Australia’s Tropical Rainforest...

Some Boronia Species of Southern Queensland

Author: Paul Grimshaw Published: Journal September 2022  Image above: Boronia...

Hedraianthera porphyropetala

Published: Journal September 2022 Author: Jan Sked Pronounced:...
Some Boronia Species of Southern Queensland

Some Boronia Species of Southern Queensland

Author: Paul Grimshaw Published: Journal September 2022  Image above: Boronia grimshawii Aranbanga Creek, Gayndah District/North Burnett Region Boronia Facts Boronia is a genus of 157 species of flowering plants in the citrus family Rutaceae. Most are endemic to...

Hedraianthera porphyropetala

Hedraianthera porphyropetala

Published: Journal September 2022 Author: Jan Sked Pronounced: hed-ray-ANTH-er-a por-feer-o-PET-a-laFamily: CelastraceaeDerivation: Hedraianthera is from Greek hedraios, meaning sessile, and refers to the flower anthers without stalks; porphyropetala is also from...

Jan Sked Reserve

Jan Sked Reserve

Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal September 2022 After weeks of rain, we decided that most areas that were saturated during that time, might have finally dried out enough for us to explore some bushland without ending up with boots 15cm thicker with layers of...

Wet Season Wander at Townsville’s Cape Cleveland

Wet Season Wander at Townsville’s Cape Cleveland

Author: Stuart Worboys Published: Journal September 2022  I've rarely had the opportunity to explore the Townsville region in the wet season, so with a short stopover in 'Mount Isa-by-the-sea' planned for mid-February I touched base with NPQ Townsville Branch to...

Mount Widgee

Mount Widgee

Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal September 2022 Image above: The shed and barely visible tower on the summit back in 1998  Revisiting a much-loved old bushwalk that you haven’t walked in over 20 years, can be a shock to the system. Not only has the forest...

The Crows Nest District

The Crows Nest District

Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal September 2022  Image above: Bald Hills Creek at Hartmann Park Crows Nest, roughly 44km north-east of Toowoomba up on the range, at an elevation of 543 metres, has a handful of very interesting reserves close to town that are...

Promoting Native Plants for Six Decades

Promoting Native Plants for Six Decades

  Author: Lawrie Smith, AM - former Displays Officer Published: Journal June 2022   Part Two Researching the history of the many and varied displays organised by the Society over the first 12 years since 1957 has been illuminating and fascinating – this was...

Jandowae and Jimbour

Jandowae and Jimbour

. . . wildflowers, mud and mozzies in profusion Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal June 2022 When the spring rains continued and became summer rains, we realised that the herbaceous species on the Darling Downs would be having an extended flowering season....

Myall Park Botanic Garden 16 – 19 July 2021

Myall Park Botanic Garden 16 – 19 July 2021

Author: Noreen Baxter Published: Journal June 2022  Background At the Eremophila Study Group Queensland meeting 10 October 2020, ESG member Dick Harding discussed the restoration/revival work he was planning for the Eremophila beds in the Myall Park Botanic Garden and...