Key to Tasmanian Dicots
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GENERA: Click below to view a brief illustrated description of any Tasmanian genus of flowering plants as well as keys to species. Lists of species are given for genera with more than two species. Some old names for genera are given in parentheses.

Abrotanella

Acacia

Acaena

Acanthus

Acer

Acetosa

Acetosella

Achillea

Acianthus

(Acion)

(Aciphylla)

Acradenia

Acrothamnus

Acrotriche

Actinotus

Actites

Adiantum

Adonis

Aegopodium

Aeonium

Agapanthus

Agastachys

(Agropyron)

Agrostemma

Agrostis

Aira

Ajuga

Alisma

Allitia

Allium

Allocasuarina

Almaleea

Alnus

Aloe

Alopecurus

Alstroemeria

Alternanthera

(Alyssum)

Alyxia

Amaranthus

Amaryllis

Amelichloa

Ammi

Ammobium

Ammophila

Amperea

Amphibolis

Amphibromus

Amsinckia

Anagallis

Anchusa

Androstoma

Anemone

Angianthus

Anigozanthos

Anisodontea

Anisotome

Anodopetalum

Anogramma

Anopterus

Anredera

Anthemis

(Anthocercis)

Anthoxanthum

Anthriscus

Antirrhinum

(Anzybas)

Aotus

Apalochlamys

Aphanes

Aphelia

Apium

Apodasmia

Aponogeton

(Aptenia)

(Aptopteris)

Aquilegia

Arabidopsis

(Arachnorchis)

Archeria

Arctium

Arctotheca

Arctotis

Arenaria

Argemone

Argentipallium 

Argyrotegium

Aristida

Aristotelia

Arrhenatherum(Arthrochilus)

Arthropodium

(Arthorcnemum)

Asparagus

Asperula

Asphodelus

Asplenium

Astelia

(Aster)

Asterotrichion

Astroloma

Atherosperma

Athrotaxis

Atriplex

Australina

Australopyrum

Austrocynoglossum

Austrodanthonia

Austrofestuca

Austrostipa

Avellinia

Avena

Azolla

Baeckea

Baloskion

Banksia

Barbarea

Bartsia

Bassia

Batrachium

Bauera

Baumea

Bedfordia

(Bellardia)

Bellendena

Bellis

Berberis

Berkheya

Bertya

Beta  

Betula

Beyeria

Billardiera

Blandfordia

Blechnum

(Boisduvalia)

Bolboschoenus

Borago

Boronia

Bossiaea

Bothriochloa

Botrychium

Brachyglottis

Brachyloma

Brachypodium

Brachyscome

(Bracteantha)

Brassica

Briza

Bromus

Brunonia

Buddleja

Buglossoides

Bulbine

(Bunochilus)

 Burchardia

Burnettia

Bursaria

Caesia

Cakile

Caladenia

Calandrinia

(xCalassodia)

Caleana

Calendula

(Callistemon)

Callitriche 

Callitris

Calluna

Calocephalus

Calochilus

Calochlaena

(Calonema)

(Calonemorchis)

Calorophus

(Caltha)

Calystegia

Calytrix

Camelina

Campanula

Campynema

Capsella

Cardamine

Cardaria

Carduus

Carex

Carpha

Carpobrotus

Carrichtera

Carthamus

Cassinia

Cassytha

(Casuarina)

Catapodium

Caustis

Cedronella

Celmisia

Cenarrhenes

Centaurea

Centaurium

Centella

Centipeda

Centranthus

Centrolepis

Cerastium

Chamaecytisus

Chamaemelum

Chamaescilla

Chasmanthe

Cheesemania

Cheilanthes

Chenopodium

Chiloglottis

(Chionogentias)

(Chionohebe)

Chondrilla

Chordifex

Chorizandra

Chrysanthemoides

(Chrysanthemum)

Chrysocephalum

Cicendia

Cichorium

Cirsium

Cistus

Cladium

Clematis

Collomia

Colobanthus

Comesperma

Conium

Conospermum

Convolvulus

Conyza

Coprosma

Cordyline

Coronidium

(Coronilla)

Coronopus

Correa

Cortaderia

(Corunastylis

Corybas

(Corysanthes)

Cotoneaster

Cotula

(Crangonorchis)

Craspedia

Crassula

Crataegus

Crepidomanes

Crepis

Crocosmia

Cryptandra

Cryptostylis

Ctenopteris

Cucumis

(Culcita)

Cullen

Cupressus

Cuscuta

Cyathea

Cyathodes

Cyclospermum

Cymbalaria

Cymbonotus

Cynara

Cynodon

Cynoglossum

Cynosurus

Cyperus

Cyphanthera

Cyrtostylis

Cystopteris

Cytisus

(Dacrydium)

Dactylis

Damasonium

Dampiera

Danthonia

Datura

Daucus

Daviesia

Delairea

(Dendrobium)

(Derwentia)

Deschampsia

Desmodium

Deyeuxia

Dianella

Dianthus

Dichelachne

Dichondra

(Dichopogon)

Dichosciadium

Dicksonia

(Didymotheca)

Digitalis

Digitaria

Dillwynia

Diplarrena

Diplaspis

Diplazium

(Diplopodium)

Diplotaxis

Dipodium

Dipogon

Dipsacus

Disa

Discaria

Diselma

Disphyma

Distichlis

 

Dittrichia

Diuris

Dockrillia

Dodonaea

Donatia

Doodia

Draba

Dracophyllum

(Drapetes

Drosera

(Drymis)

Drymophila

Dryopoa

Ecballium

Echinochloa

Echinopogon

Echium

Egeria

Ehrharta

Einadia

Elaeocarpus

Elatine

Eleocharis

Eleusine

Elodea

Elymus

Elytrigia

Emex

Empodisma

Epacris

Epilobium

Equisetum

Eragrostis

Erica

Erigeron

Eriochilus

(Eriostemon)

Erodium

Erophila

Eruca

(Eryanthera)

Eryngium

Eschscholzia

Eucalyptus

Euchiton

Eucryphia

Euphorbia

Euphrasia

Eurychorda

Euryomyrtus

Euryops

Eutaxia

Ewartia

Exocarpos

Fallopia

Festuca

Ficinia

(Filago)

Foeniculum

Forstera

Frankenia

Fraxinus

Freesia

Fuchsia

Fumaria

Gahnia

Gaimardia

Galenia

Galinsoga

Galium

Gamochaeta

Gastridium

Gastrodia

Gaudinia

Gaultheria  

Gazania

Genista

(Genoplesium)

Gentianella

Geococcus

Geranium

Geum

Gladiolus

Glaucium

Gleichenia

Glossodia

Glossostigma

Glyceria

Glycine

Gnaphalium

Gomphocarpus

Gompholobium

Gonocarpus

Goodenia

Goodia

Grammitis

Gratiola

Grevillea

Griselinia

Gunnera

Gymnoschoenus

Gynatrix

Gypsophila

Gyrostemon

Haemodorum

Hainardia

Hakea

Halophila

Haloragis

Hardenbergia

Hebe

Hedera

Hedycarya

Hedypnois

Hedysaurum

Helichrysum

(Helipterum)

Helminthotheca

(Helxine)

Hemarthria

Hemichroa

Herpolirion

Hesperantha

(Hesperocyparis)

Heterozostera

(Hewardia)

Hibbertia

Hibiscus

Hieracium

Hierochloe

Hirschfeldia

Histiopteris

Holcus

(Homeria)

Hordeum

Hornungia

Hovea

Huperzia

Hyalosperma

(Hydatella)

Hydrocotyle

Hydrorchis

(Hymenanthera)

(Hymenochilus)

(Hymenolobus)

Hymenophyllum

Hyoscyamus

Hypericum

Hypochaeris

Hypolaena

Hypolepis

Hypoxis

Ilex

Imperata

Indigofera

(Inula)

Ipheion

Iris

Isachne

Isoetes

Isoetopsis

Isolepis

Isophysis

Isopogon

Isotoma

Ixia

(Ixodia)

(Jonesiopsis)

Juncus

Kelleria

Kennedia 

Kickxia

Kniphofia

Kunzea

Laburnum

Lachnagrostis

Lactuca

Lagarosiphon

Lagarostrobos

Lagenophora

Lagurus

Lamium

Lampranthus

Lapsana

Lasiopetalum

Lasiospermum

Lastreopsis

Lathyrus

(Lavatera)

Lawrencia

Laxmannia

Leiocarpa

Leionema

Lemna

Leonotis

Leontodon

Lepidium

Lepidosperma

Lepilaena

Leptecophylla

Leptinella

Leptocarpus

Leptoceras

Leptomeria Leptorhynchos

Leptospermum

Lepyrodia

Leucanthemum

Leucochrysum

Leucojum

Leucophyta

Leucopogon

Leycesteria

Leymus

Libertia

Ligustrum

Lilaeopsis

Limonium

Limosella

Linaria

Lindsaea

(Linguella)

Linum

Liparophyllum

Lissanthe

Lithospermum

Lobelia

Lobularia

Logfia

Lolium

Lomandra

Lomatia

Lonicera

Lophopyrum

Lotus

Lunaria

Lupinus

Luzula

Lycium

Lycopodiella

Lycopodium

(Lycopsis)

Lycopus

(Lyperanthus)

Lysimachia

Lythrum

Malus

Malva

(Marianthus)

Marrubium

Marsilea

Matricaria

Mattiola

Mazus

Medicago

Melaleuca

Melicytus

Melilotus

Melissa

Mentha

Mesembryanthemum

Micrantheum

Microcachrys

(Microlaena)

Microseris

Microsorum

(Microstrobos)

Microtidium

Microtis

Milligania

Millotia

Mimulus

Minuartia

Mirabilis

Mirbelia

Mitrasacme

Modiola

Moenchia

Monotoca

Montia

Montitega

Moraea

Muehlenbeckia

Muscari

Myoporum

Myosotis

Myriophyllum

(Nablonium)

Narcissus

Nardus

Nassella

(Nasturtium)

Navarretia

Nematolepis

(Nemcianthus)

(Neopaxia)

Nepeta

Nertera

Nicotiana

Nonea

Notelaea

Nothofagus

(Nothopanax)

Nothoscordum

Notodanthonia

(Nymphoides)

Odixia

Oenothera

Olearia

(Oligochaetochilus)

Onobrychis

Ononis

Onopordum

 

Opercularia

Ophioglossum

Oreobolus

Oreomyrrhis

(Oreoporanthera)

Orites  

Ornduffia

Ornithogalum

Ornithopus

Orobanche

Orthoceras

Oschatzia

Osteospermum

Ourisia

Oxalis

Oxylobium

Ozothamnus

Pandorea

Panicum

Papaver

Paquerina

Paracaleana

Parapholis

Paraserianthes

Parentucellia

Parietaria

Paronychia

Parsonsia

Paspalum

Passiflora

Pastinaca

Patersonia

Pelargonium

Pellaea

Pennisetum

Pentachondra

Pentaglottis

Pentapogon

(Pernettya)

Persicaria

Persoonia

(Petalochilus)

Petasites

Petrorhagia

Petroselinum

Phacelia

Phaerosphaera

Phalaris

Phebalium

Pheladenia

Philotheca

Phleum

Phormium

Phragmites

Phyllachne

Phyllangium

Phyllanthus

Phyllocladus

Phylloglossum

Phyllota

(Phymatosorus)

Physalis

Picris

Pilularia

Pimelea

Pinus

Piptatherum

Pittosporum

Planocarpa

Plantago

Platylobium

Pleurosorus

(Plumatochilus)

Pneumatopteris

Poa

Podalyria

Podocarpus

Podolepis

Polycarpon

Polygala

Polygonum

(Polyphlebum)

Polypogon

(Polypompholyx)

Polyscias

Polystichum

Pomaderris

Populus

Poranthera

Portulaca

Posidonia

Potamogeton

Potentilla

(Poterium)

Prasophyllum

(Pratia)

Prionotes

Prostanthera

Prunella

Prunus

Pseudanthus

Pseudofumaria

Pseudognaphalium

Pseudopanax

Psoralea

Psychrophila

Pteridium

Pteris

Pterostylis

Pterygopappus

Ptilotus

Puccinellia

Pultenaea

Pyrorchis

Ranunculus

Raphanus

Rapistrum

Reseda

(Restio)

Rhagodia

Rhamnus

Rhodanthe

Rhododendron

Rhytidosporum

Ribes

Richea

Ricinocarpos

Romulea

Rorippa

Rosa

Rostraria

Rubus

Rumex

Rumohra

Ruppia

(Rutidopsis)

Rytidosperma

Sagina

(Salicornia)

Salix

Salpichroa

Salsola

Salvia

Sambucus

Samolus

Sanguisorba

Saponaria

Sarcochilus

Sarcocornia

(Sarothamnus)

Saxipoa

Scabiosa

Scaevola

Scandix

Schenkia

Schizacme

 

Schizaea

(Schizostylis)

Schoenoplectus

Schoenus

Scilla

(Scirpus)

Scleranthus

Sclerochloa

(Sclerostegia)

Scorzonera

Scrophularia

Scutellaria

Sebaea

Secale

Securigera

Sedum

Selaginella

Selliera

Senecio

Setaria

Sherardia

Sicyos

Sigesbeckia

Silene

Siloxerus

Silybum

(Simpliglottis)

Sinapis

Sisymbrium

Sisyrinchium

Solanum

Soleirolia

Solenogyne

Soliva

(Sollya)

Sonchus

Sorbus

Sowerbaea

Sparaxis

Spartina

Spartium

(Speculantha)

Spergula

Spergularia

Sphaerocionium

Sphaerolobium

(Spiculaea)

Spinifex

Spiranthes

Sporadanthus

Sporobolus

Sprengelia

Spyridium

Stachys

Stackhousia

(Stegostyla)

Stellaria

Stenanthemum

Stenopetalum

Stenotaphrum

Sticherus

(Stipa)

Stonesiella

Stuckenia

Stylidium

Styphelia

Suaeda

(Sullivania)

Swainsona

Symphyotrichum

Symphytum

Tanacetum

Taraxacum

Tasmannia

(Taurantha)

Tecticornia

Teesdalia

Telopea

Tetracarpaea

Tetragonia

Tetraria

Tetratheca

Teucrium

Thelionema

Thelymitra

Themeda

Thinopyrum

Thismia

Threlkeldia

Thryptomene

Thynninorchis

Thysanotus

Tmesipteris

Todea

Tolpis

Torilis

Townsonia

Trachymene

Tradescantia

Tragopogon

Tricoryne

Tricostularia

Trifolium

Triglochin

(Trigonella)

Tripleurospermum

Triptilodiscus

Trisetum

Trithuria

Triticum

Tritonia

Trochocarpa

Tropaeolum

Typha

Ulex

Ulmus

Uncinia

(Urochilus)

Urospermum

Urtica

Utricularia Vaccaria 

Valerianella

Vallisneria

Velleia

Vellereophyton

Verbascum

Verbena

Veronica

Viburnum

Vicia

(Villarsia)

Viminaria

Vinca

Viola

Vittadinia

Vulpia

Wahlenbergia

Watsonia

Westringia

Wilsonia

Winifredia

Wolffia

Wurmbea

Xanthium

Xanthosia

Xerochrysum

Xanthorrhoea

Xyris

(xAgropogon)

xGlossadenia

Zantedeschia

Zieria

Zostera

Zoysia

Zygophyllum

 

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