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Zygomorphic [irregular or bilateral] flowers can be divided by only a single plane into two similar halves e.g. a pea flowerants are cool

FLOWER COLOUR
YELLOW
BLUE and PURPLE
GREEN and VERY SMALL
SEDGE

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*Aeschynomene americana

Anisomeles malabarica (LAMIACEAE)

Anisomeles malabarica

Austrodolichos errabundas

Canavalia rosea (FABACEAE) FL 20-25mm long on erect raceme to 300mm

Canavalia rosea

Centranthera cochinchinensis (SCROPHULARIACEAE)

Centranthera cochinchinensis

Cullen badocanum

Desmodium brownii (FABACEAE) leaflets <5mm; FL 3-5mm long.

Desmodium brownii

Curcuma australasica (ZINGERABACEAE) FL actually yellow, somewhat hidden amongst bright pink bracts 50mm long.

Curcuma australasica

Desmodium heterocarpon (FABACEAE)

Desmodium heterocarpon

Dipodium stenocheilum

*Eulophia graminea

 

Flemingia involucrata (FABACEAE) LV trifoliolate

Flemingia involucrata

Flemingia linearis (FABACEAE)

Flemingia linearis

Galactia megalophylla (FABACEAE)

Galactia megalophylla

Galactia tenuiflora

Goodenia purpurascens (GOODENIACEAE) FL pink or purple, 7-12mm long.

Goodenia purpurascens

Grevillea decurrens (PROTEACEAE) Small tree of local Eucalypt woodlands

Grevillea decurrens

Helicteres sp. Darwin (STERCULIACEAE) FL petals ca 15-18mm long

Helicteres sp. Darwin

Hypbanthus enneaspermus (VIOLACEAE) FL ca 12mm long.

Hybanthus enneaspermus

Hypoestes floribunda (ACANTHACEAE)

Hypoestes floribunda

Melastoma malabathricum (MELASTOMATACEAE) FL to 50-70mm across, during the dry season.

Melastoma malabathricum

Mimulus uvedaliae

Milletia pinnata (FABACEAE) tree with compound leaves

Milletia pinnata

Pleurocarpaea denticulata (ASTERACEAE) flower head to 2.5cm across, also purple to mostly white

Pleurocarpaea denticulata


Stylidium rotundifolium

Polygala longiflora

Salomonia ciliata (POLYGALACEAE)

Salomonia ciliata

Stylidium candelabrum (STYLIDIACEAE) FL

Stylidium capillare

Stylidium ericksoniae

Stylidium ericksoniae

Stylidium fissilobum (STYLIDIACEAE) FL 5-10 mm long

Stylidium fissilobum

Stylidium multiscapum (STYLIDIACEAE)

Stylidium multiscapum

Stylidium schizanthum

Tephrosia juncea (FABACEAE)

Tephrosia juncea

Utricularia leptorhyncha

*Sesamum indicum

Utricularia limosa (LENTIBULARIACEAE) FL to 8mm long

Utricularia limosa

Utricularia minutissima (LENTIBULARIACEAE) FL ca 3-5mm long Feb-Jun

Utricularia minutissima

Vigna vexillata (FABACEAE) mauve, pink or purple Nov-May

Vigna vexillata

Vitex rotundifolia (VERBENACEAE)

Vitex trifolia

Stylidium cordifolium



Utricularia lasiocaulis

       

 

Actinomorphic [regular or star shaped] flowers can be bisected into 3 or more identical sections e.g. a rose or tulip

FLOWER COLOUR
YELLOW
BLUE and PURPLE
GREEN and VERY SMALL
SEDGE

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Boerhavia coccineum (NYCTAGINACEAE): FL forms with both compound and simple inflorescences; ca 3-4mm across.

Boerhavia coccineum

Buchnera linearis (OROBANCHACEAE) FL pink, mauve purple or white

Buchnera linearis

Calandrinia uniflora (PORTULACACEAE) FL solitary or occasionally 2 flowers per stem; leaves fleshy.

Calandrinia uniflora

Calytrix exstipulata (MYRTACEAE)

Calytrix exstipulata

*Celosia argentia

Cynanchum pedunculatum (APOCYNACEAE)

Cynanchum pedunculatum

Drosera burmmannii (DROSERACEAE)

Drosera brevicornis

Ipomoea polymorpha

DROSERACEAE: FL variable, 10-20mm across, white, pink, mauve or  red; in 2-many on inflorescence from upper leaf axils; Feb-Oct.

Drosera indica

Geodorum neocaledonicum (ORCHIDACEAE) FL appear during the wet, segments 13mm long.

Geodorum neocaledonicum

AMARANTHACEAEAE: FL pink, red or becoming white with age; in single globular heads ca 30-50mm across.

Gomphrena canescens

Gomphrena flaccida (AMARANTHACEAE) multiple heads

Gomphrena flaccida

Hibiscus leptoclaus (MALVACEAE)

Hibiscus leptocladus

Ipomoea abrupta (CONVOLVULACEAE)

Ipomoea abrupta

*Ipomoea triloba

Hibiscus zonatus (MALVACEAE)

Hibiscus zonatus

Melastoma malabathricum (MELASTOMATACEAE) FL to 50-70mm across, during the dry season.

Melastoma malabathricum

Melochia corchorifolia

Nesaea muelleri (LYTHRACEAE) FL 12mm across, 6 petals.

Nesaea muelleri

Nelumbo nucifera (NELUMBONACEAE) FL up to 250mm across on long stems above the water

Nelumbo nucifera

Oldenlandia leptocaulis (RUBIACEAE)

Oldenlandia leptocaulis

Pleurocarpaea denticulata (ASTERACEAE) flower head to 2.5cm across, also purple to mostly white

Pleurocarpaea denticulata

Portulaca pilosa (PORTULACACEAE)

*Portulaca pilosa

Pogostemon stellata (LAMIACEAE) FL spike to 10cm; individual fls tiny - to 3mm long

Pogostemon stellata

Pluchea indica

Thysanotus chinensis

Thysanotus
chinensis

Trianthema rhynchocalyptera (AIZOACEAE)

Trianthema rhynchocalyptera

Tylophora erecta (APOCYNACEAE) erect and weakly twining vine; FL 8-10mm across.

Tylophora erecta

Urena lobata (MALVACEAE)

Urena lobata

Sesuvium portulacastrum (PORTULACACEAE) FL 12mm across

Sesuvium portulacastrum

Osbeckia australiana

Thysanotus
banksii


Ipomoea eriocarpa

Stylidium semipartitum