Rainforest Plants of Australia: Rockhampton to Victoria
by Gwen Harden, Hugh Nicholson, Bill McDonald,
Nan Nicholson, Terry Tame and John Williams.
Reviewed by Glenn Leiper
L to R: Bill McDonald, Gwen Harden, Nan Nicholson, Hugh Nicholson
Some Mistletoes and Other Semiparasitic Shrubs
Author: M. Grace Lithgow
Published by Chinchilla Field Naturalists Club Inc.
80 pages. Paperback.
Reviewed by John T. Moss
It’s not often that a landmark publication on an aspect of natural history appears where the author has the…
by Diana Snape
There are many books about landscape design on the bookshelves, but Diana Snape has written a book that is unique in so many ways, and not only because it draws on the inspiration of Australia and our plants. First impressions are that this book is very user friendly - it has…
by Bill McDonald, Colleen Gravatt, Paul Grimshaw and John Williams
published by Qld. Herbarium, Dept. of Environment
Girraween (Qld) and Bald Rock (NSW) National Parks are adjoining areas of exposed granite rock, dissected by creeks and swampy valleys. This, combined with the cooler climate,…
by Jan Sked
Published by Pine Rivers Branch of SGAP.
A5 size : 72 pages : soft cover
This small book lists over 1,100 native species indigenous to the Pine Rivers District, on the northern border of Brisbane in south-eastern Queensland.
It contains maps, a brief description and history of the…
by James Woodford
Text Publishing, Melbourne
The sub-title of this book: “The incredible discovery of a living fossil from the age of the dinosaurs”, only hints at the contents. Australian Geographic’s revue “A fascinating mix of detective story,…
by Mark F. Large and John E. Braggins
Published by CSIRO Publishing in conjunction with Timber Press.
359 pages A4 size hard cover
Reviewed by Jan Sked
There have been a number of publications about ferns, but never before has there been a book devoted entirely to tree ferns. This…
by K.M. Stephens and R.M. Dowling
Published by CSIRO Publishing 2002
This is a soft-covered book containing descriptions and illustrations of some 90 commonly encountered species of water plants from throughout Queensland. Each species is accompanied by full colour photographs and location maps to…