Katoomba Plant List

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The plants listed here are mostly drawn from the Locality List for Katoomba (5 km radius) on the Sydney Botanic Gardens website PlantNet.
Photos are from the Australian National Botanic Gardens Australian Plants Image Index website.
Comments include the abbreviations:
    ROTAP: Rare and Threatened Australian Plants
    TSCA: the species is listed on the schedules of the Threatened Species Conservation Act

Angiospermae Dicotyledones
Family Genus Species Common Names Other Names Comments Photos
MyrtaceaeLeptospermumtrinerviumFlaky-Barked Tea-Tree, Slender Tea-TreeLeptospermum attenuatumPhoto
MelaleucathymifoliaThyme Honey-MyrtlePhoto
SyncarpiaglomuliferaTurpentinePhoto
TristaniopsiscollinaMountain Water Gum, Hill KanukaPhoto
OlacaceaeOlaxstricta1, 2
OnagraceaeEpilobiumhirtigerumNo Photo
OxalidaceaeOxalisperennansPhoto
PassifloraceaePassifloraherbertianaNative PassionfruitPhoto
PhyllanthaceaePhyllanthushirtellusThyme SpurgePhyllanthus thymoides, Phyllanthus hirtellus f. A, Phyllanthus hirtellus f. BPhoto
PorantheracorymbosaNo Photo
PorantheraericifoliaNo Photo
PorantheramicrophyllaPhoto
PicrodendraceaePseudanthusdivaricatissimusROTAPPhoto
PittosporaceaeBillardierascandensHairy Apple BerryBillardiera scandens var. scandens, Billardiera scandens var. sericata, Billardiera angustifoliaPhoto
BursarialongisepalaPhoto
BursariaspinosaBlackthorn, Boxthorn, Sweet Bursaria, Kurwan (D'Harawal)Photo
PittosporumundulatumNative Daphne, Sweet Pittosporum, Snowdrop Tree (L.H.I.), Mock OrangePhoto
RhytidosporumdiosmoidesBursaria diosmoidesNo Photo
RhytidosporumprocumbensBillardiera procumbens, Pittosporum procumbensPhoto
PlantaginaceaePlantagodebilisPhoto
PlantagovariaPhoto
PolygalaceaeComespermadefoliatumNo Photo
ComespermaericinumPyramid FlowerComesperma ericinum, Comesperma ericinum, Comesperma esulifolium, Comesperma ericinum f. esulifolium, Comesperma ericinum, Comesperma hispidulumPhoto
ComespermavolubilePhoto
ProteaceaeBanksiacunninghamiiNo Photo
BanksiamarginataSilver BanksiaBanksia gunniiPhoto
BanksiapaludosaSwamp BanksiaPhoto
BanksiaserrataOld-Man Banksia, Wiriyagan (Cadigal)Photo
BanksiaspinulosaHairpin BanksiaBanksia spinulosaPhoto
ConospermumtaxifoliumVariable Smoke-Bush, Yew-Leaf Smoke Bush, Paint BrushPhoto
ConospermumtenuifoliumSprawling Smoke-Bush, Slender Wire LilyPhoto
GrevilleaacanthifoliaPhoto
GrevillealaurifoliaLaurel-Leaf GrevilleaPhoto
GrevilleasericeaPink Spider FlowerPhoto
GrevilleasphacelataGrey Spider FlowerGrevillea buxifolia subsp. sphacelataPhoto
HakeaconstableiROTAPPhoto
HakeadactyloidesFinger Hakea, Broad-Leaved HakeaPhoto
HakealaevipesPhoto
HakeapachyphyllaPhoto
HakeapropinquaPhoto
HakeasalicifoliaWillow-Leaved HakeaPhoto
HakeateretifoliaNeedlebushPhoto
IsopogonanemonifoliusBroad-Leaf DrumsticksPhoto
IsopogonanethifoliusNarrow-Leaf DrumsticksIsopogon virgulatusPhoto
LambertiaformosaMountain DevilPhoto
LomatiamyricoidesRiver Lomatia, Mountain Beech, Long-Leaf LomatiaPhoto
LomatiasilaifoliaCrinkle Bush, Fern-Leaved Lomatia, Parsley BushPhoto
PersooniaacerosaTSCA,ROTAPPhoto
PersooniachamaepitysMountain Geebung, Prostrate GeebungPhoto
PersoonialaurinaLaurel GeebungPhoto
PersoonialevisBroad-Leaved GeebungPersoonia salicinaPhoto
PersooniamollisSoft GeebungPhoto
PersooniamyrtilloidesPhoto
PetrophilepedunculataConesticksPhoto
PetrophilepulchellaConesticksPetrophile fucifoliaPhoto
SymphionemamontanumPhoto
QuintiniaceaeQuintiniasieberiPossumwood, Brown Possumwood, Pink Corkwood, Pink WoodQuintinia sieberiPhoto
RanunculaceaeClematisaristataOld Man's BeardClematis aristata var. dennisae, Clematis aristata var. blanda, Clematis blandaPhoto
RhamnaceaeCryptandraericoidesHeathy CryptandraPhoto
PomaderrisandromedifoliaPhoto
PomaderrisellipticaPhoto
PomaderrisintermediaPomaderris sieberiana, Pomaderris affinisPhoto
PomaderrisledifoliaSydney PomaderrisNo Photo
RosaceaeAcaenaechinataPhoto
Acaenanovae-zelandiaeBidgee-Widgee, Biddy BiddyAcaena anserinifoliaPhoto
AcaenaovinaPhoto
RubusmoluccanusMolucca Bramble, Queensland RaspberryPhoto
RubiaceaeAsperulagunniiMountain WoodruffPhoto
CoprosmahirtellaCoffee-BerryPhoto
GaliumbinifoliumNo Photo
GaliumleiocarpumNo Photo
RutaceaeBoroniaalgidaPhoto
BoronialedifoliaShowy Boronia, Sydney Boronia, Ledum BoroniaBoronia rosmarinifolia var. albiflora, Boronia rosmarinifolia subsp. albiflora, Boronia triphylla var. flore-plena, Boronia triphyllaPhoto
BoroniamicrophyllaSmall Leaved BoroniaBoronia microphyllaPhoto
BoroniaparvifloraSwamp BoroniaNo Photo
BoroniapinnataPhoto
BoroniarigensStiff BoroniaPhoto
CorreareflexaCommon Correa, Native FuchsiaPhoto
LeionemalachnaeoidesPhebalium lachnaeoidesTSCA,ROTAPNo Photo
PhebaliumsquamulosumScaly PhebaliumPhoto
PhilothecaobovalisEriostemon obovalisROTAPNo Photo
SantalaceaeChoretrumcandolleiWhite Sour BushPhoto
LeptomeriaacidaNative Currant, Sour Currant BushPhoto
OmphacomeriaacerbaPhoto
SapindaceaeDodonaeaboroniifoliaFern-Leaf Hop-BushPhoto
ScrophulariaceaeDerwentiaperfoliataDigger's Speedwell1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
EuphrasiabowdeniaeTSCA,ROTAPNo Photo
EuphrasiacollinaPhoto
VeronicabrowniiPhoto
VeronicagrosseserrataVeronica sp. C sensu, Veronica grosseserrataNo Photo
VeronicanotabilisForest SpeedwellPhoto
VeronicaplebeiaTrailing Speedwell, Creeping SpeedwellPhoto
SterculiaceaeLasiopetalumferrugineumNo Photo
StylidiaceaeStylidiumgraminifoliumGrass Trigger-PlantPhoto
StylidiumlineareNarrow-Leaved TriggerplantPhoto
StylidiumproductumStylidium graminifolium var. caulescensNo Photo
ThymelaeaceaePimeleacurvifloraPhoto
PimelealinifoliaSlender Rice FlowerPhoto
ViolaceaeHybanthusmonopetalusSlender Violet-BushPhoto
WinteraceaeTasmannialanceolataMountain PepperbushPhoto
Angiospermae Monocotyledones
Family Genus Species Common Names Other Names Comments Photos
AnthericaceaeAlaniaendlicheri1, 2, 3, 4
LaxmanniagracilisSlender Wire LilyPhoto
SowerbaeajunceaRush Lily, Vanilla Plant1, 2, 3, 4
BlandfordiaceaeBlandfordiacunninghamiiChristmas BellsROTAP1, 2, 3, 4
CyperaceaeBaumeajohnsoniiNo Photo
BaumearubiginosaMachaerina rubiginosaNo Photo
CarexinversaCarex inversa var. major, Carex inversaPhoto
CaustisflexuosaCurly WigCaustis restiacea1, 2, 3
CyperussanguinolentusPycreus sanguinolentusPhoto