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* introduced species

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

FLOWER COLOUR
YELLOW
BLUE and PURPLE
GREEN and VERY SMALL
SEDGE

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Aphyllodium biarticulatum (FABACEAE)

Aphyllodium schindleri

Capparis sepiaria (CAPPARACEAE) FL stamens to 20mm long

Capparis sepiaria

Capparis umbonata (CAPPARACEAE)

Capparis umbonata

Clitoria australis (FABACEAE)

Clitoria australis

*Dalbergia sissoo

Flemingia parviflora (FABACEAE)

Flemingia parviflora

Habenaria sp.

Helicia australasica (PROTEACEAE) Shrub or tree of watercourses LV finely serrated

Helicia australasica

Nelsonia campestris (ACANTHACEAE) FL white, petals slightly uneven, corolla tube 4mm long.

Nelsonia campestris

Planchonia careya (LECYTHIDACEAE) FL best seen at night to mid morning before dropping to ground; Jul-Dec.

Planchonia careya

Scaevola taccada (GOODENIACEAE) usually a spreading shrub to c. 3m

Scaevola taccada

Stemodia lythrifolia (SCROPHULARIACEAE

Stemodia lythrifolia

Uraria lagopodioides (FABACEAE)

Uraria lagopodioides

Utricularia kamienskii

Vitex glabrata (VERBENACEAE) Tree LV often with domatia FL blue to purple or white

Vitex glabrata



Rhamphicarpa australiensis



Utricularia holtzei

Buchnera gracilis

Pseuderanthemum variabile (ACANTHACEAE) FL white, purple, sometimes red or dotted

Pseuderanthemum variabile

Andrographis paniculata (LAMIACEAE)

*Andrographis paniculata



Utricularia quinquedentata



Limnophila fragrans

     

 

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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Aegiceras corniculatum (MYRISTICACEAE) Small tree of mangroves fringe FL heavily scented; infl. 40mm across.

Aegiceras corniculatum

*Aegeratum conyzoides

Aida racemosa (RUBIACEAE)

Aida racemosa

Alternanthera nodiflora (AMARANTHACEAE)

Alternanthera nodiflora

Bonamia media

Buchnera tetragona (*SCROPHULARIACEAE) FL c. 10mm across; Apr-Jul.

Buchnera
tetragona

Caldesia oligococca (ALISMATACEAE)

Caldesia oligococca var. oligococca

Calophyllum inophyllum

Camptostemon schultzii

Citrus gracilis (RUTACEAE) FL 4-6 petals FR tennis ball sized and hard but rarely seen.

Citrus gracilis

Clerodendrum floribundum (VERBENACEAE)

Clerodendrum floribundum

Clerodendrum inerme (VERBENACEAE) straggly shrub/vine in coastal estuarine situations FL white to slightly pink, petals c. 5mm, tube 20mm long.

Clerodendrum inerme

Clerodendrum tatei (VERBENACEAE) FL c. 20mm across LV opposite.

Clerodendrum tatei

Corymbia latifolia

Corymbia polysciada (MYRTACEAE) LV opp or alt, petiole 10-25mm FL and FR on pedicels 15-45

Corymbia polysciada

Corynotheca laterifolia (LILIACEAE) FL 6 segments each c. 5mm long, 3 with appendage 1mm long.

Corynotheca lateriflora

Crinum angustifolium

Crinum uniflorum

Dentella dioeca (RUBIACEAE)

Dentella dioeca

Dolichadrone filiformis (BIGNONIACEAE) FL prominent, trumpet shaped, here c. 70mm across.

Dolichandrone filiformis

Eriocaulon setaceum

Eucalyptus tetrodonta (MYRTACEAE) 'Darwin Stringybark'

Eucalyptus tetrodonta

Euphorbia vachellii (EUPHORBIACEAE) FL 5mm across, assymetrical

Euphorbia vachellii

*Evolvulus nummularis

Gardenia megasperma

Grewia retusifolia (TILIACEAE)

Grewia retusifolia

Heliotropium ventricosum (BORAGINACEAE)

Heliotropium ventricosum

Hibiscus meraukensis (MALVACEAE) FL to ca 100mm across, white sometimes pink. terminal or in leaf axils, Mar-Jul.

Hibiscus meraukensis

Huxleya linifolia (VERBENACEAE)

Huxleya linifolia

Ipomoea coptica (CONVOLVULACEAE)

Ipomoea coptica

Ipomoea graminea (CONVOLVULACEAE) large flowers with fused petals ca 6-8cm across; flowers are nocturnal and by mid moring will begin to fade as seen here..

Ipomoea graminea

Ipomoea macrantha (CONVOLVULACEAE) FL tubular >10cm long

Ipomoea macrantha

Jacquemontia browniana (CONVOLVULACEAE) FL c. 30mm across

Jacquemontia browniana

Jasminum aemulum (OLEACEAE)

Jasminum
elongatum

Kailarsenia suffruticosa (RUBIACEAE) woody prostrate subshrub FL to 35mm across, 4-6 petals Nov-Jun

Kailarsenia suffruticosa

Hibbertia complanata (DILLENIACEAE)

Hibbertia complanata

Hibbertia juncea (DILLENIACEAE) FL petals white or pink, to 5mm long

Hibbertia juncea

Lumnitzera racemosa

Ludwigia adscendens (ONAGRACEAE) FL white to pale yellow, often with yellow toward centre.

Ludwigia adscendens

Mitrasacme subvolubilis

Mitrasacme connata (LOGANIACEAE)

Mitrasacme
connata

LOGANIACEAE:

Mitrasacme aggregata

Melaleuca cajaputi (MYRTACEAE) FL stamens 7-12 mm long; new LV with straight spreading hairs.

Melaleuca cajuputi

Persicaria attenuata (POLYGONACEAE)

Persicaria attenuata

Cassytha capillaris

Planchonia careya (LECYTHIDACEAE) FL best seen at night to mid morning before dropping to ground; Jul-Dec.

Planchonia careya

Oldenlandia galioides (RUBIACEAE) FL to 2-3mm across, Mar-Nov.

Oldenlandia galioides

Melaleuca dealbata

Murdania gigantea (COMMELINACEAE) herb to 1m tall FL 15mm across

Murdania gigantea

Mitrasacme nudicaulis (LOGANIACEAE)

Mitrasacme nudicaulis

Melia azedarach (MELIACEAE); 'white cedar' weedy tree, species throughout the DR.

*Melia azedarach

Melaleuca viridiflora

Morinda citrifolia (RUBIACEAE) 'rotting cheese fruit'

Morinda citrifolia

Melaleuca argentea (MYRTACEAE)

Melaleuca argentea

Spermacoce stenophylla (RUBIACEAE) FL capitula (heads) mostly around 25mm across; pale blue to white.

Spermacoce stenophylla

Timonius timon (RUBIACEAE)

Timonius timon

Nymphoides incisa (MENYANTHACEAE)

Nymphoides spongiosa

Strychnos lucida (LOGANIACEAE)

Strychnos lucida

Syzigium forte (MYRTACEAE)

Syzigium forte

Trichosanthes holtzei

Maranthes corymbosa (CHRYSOBALANACEAE) tree commonly planted on Darwin streets LV woolly hairy, base has 2 distinct glands

Maranthes corymbosa

Scoparia dulcis (SCROPHULARIACEAE) FL c. 6mm across.

Scoparia dulcis

Premna serratifolia

Syzigium eucalyptoides subsp. bleeseri

Terminalia platyptera (COMBRETACEAE)

Terminalia pterocarya

*Passiflora foetida

Sonneratia alba

Verticordia cunninghamii

Verticordia cunninghamii

Calotis breviseta

Eriocaulon schultzii

Ipomoea plebeia

Nymphaea violacea (NYMPHACEAE)

Nymphaea violacea

*Merremia dissecta



Pandanus spiralis

Gomphrena celosioides (AMARANTHACEAE) common garden and roadside weed

*Gomphrena celosioides

*Tridax procumbens

Stachytarpheta australis (LAMIACEAE) one of 4 spp. in the NT; FL white, c. 6mm across

*Stachytarpheta australis

Mitracarpus hirtus (RUBIACEAE)

*Mitracarpus hirtus

Wrightia pubescens (APOCYNACEAE) Tree with white sap FL petals 10 mm long FR long follicle to 200 mm long.

Wrightia pubescens

Xenostegia tridentata (CONVOLVULACEAE) FL to 12mm across.

Xenostegia tridentata

Ichnocarpus frutescens

Mitrasacme
nummularia

Drosera burmannii

Melaleuca nervosa

Tabernaemontana orientalis


Cardiospermum halicacabum


Cathormion umbellatum

Calytrix brownii

Santalum lanceolatum


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