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January

Melicope elleryana

(Pink Euodia)

Family: Rutaceae

Tree to 25m. Common on sandy soils in coastal areas. Leaves opposite, trifoliate, leaflets to 18cm. Clusters of 6mm pink flowers in summer. Fruit green to brown to 8mm.

Where to look: End of/behind Arts & Ecology Centre

 

Citrus australasica

(Finger Lime)

Family: Rutaceae

Thorny shrub to 4m. Leaves alternate, bluntly toothed, to 40mm - aromatic when crushed. Edible, cylindrical fruit, colour varies.

Where to look: Near Kurrajong Shelter.

 

Geodorum densiflorum

(Shepherd's Crook Orchid, Pink Nodding orchid)

Family: Orchidaceae

Terrestrial orchid to 40cm. Well-drained soil. Pleated leaved to 35cm. Flowers (8-20) on spike on spike. Ribbed seed capsule. 

Where to look: Throughout the Gardens.

 

Artanema fimbriatum

(Koala Bells)

Family: Linderniaceae

Herb to 60m. Prefers moist areas. Leaves opposite, toothed. Loose racemes of 30mm purple (occasionally pink) flowers from Spring to Autumn. 

Where to look: Arbour Garden opposite Arts & Ecology Centre.

 

Geitonoplesium cymosum

(Scrambling lily)

Family: Hemerocallidaceae

Climbing plant in moist forests. Leaves alternate, glossy. Flowers white in Spring to Summer Fruit: black to 10mm.

Where to look: Throughout the Gardens.

Photography: The majority of the photos in this collection are the wonderful and much appreciated work of Greg & Judy Miller. Many other members of the Friends have also kindly contributed their favourite images.