Showing 7 wildflowers from the Victoria Bonaparte region

Australian Kapok Tree

Australian Kapok Tree

Classification: Bixaceae - Cochlospermum - fraseri

A small deciduous tree that grows in rocky areas across northern Australia. Lobed leaves fall from the tree during the dry season so that the bright yellow flowers are easily seen.

Updated: 03 Nov 2017
Boab or Adansonia

Boab or Adansonia

Classification: Malvaceae - Adansonia - gregorii

Families of boabs march across the Kimberley landscape, slim youngsters, sturdy middle aged ones, stout grandparents . Boabs grow into a large tree with swollen bottle shaped trunk.

Updated: 04 Oct 2018
Dragon Tree

Dragon Tree Overall Rating: 5/5

Classification: Fabaceae - Sesbania - formosa

A native of northern Australia, it is found in the Pilbara and Kimberley areas and eastward into Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.

Updated: 17 Apr 2014
Dryander

Dryander's grevillea

Classification: Proteaceae - Grevillea - dryandri

Spreading to erect shrub, (0.3-)0.6-2 m high. Fl. white/red/red-purple/orange-red, Jan to May. Sandstone. Rocky hillsides or ridges.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Pindan Wattle

Pindan Wattle

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - tumida

Slender, small tree about 5m tall. Large sickle shaped phyllodes 16cm long and 5cm wide with numerous longitudinal nerves. Phyllodes taper to a long curved tip. Flowers are bright yellow,

Updated: 31 Aug 2014
Scarlet bloodroot

Scarlet bloodroot

Classification: Haemodoraceae - Haemodorum - coccineum

A perennial herb to one meter high. Although it is not a grass, it has a grass-like appearance, with strap-like, narrow, leathery leaves arising from the base of the plant.

Updated: 25 May 2014
Silky Grevillea, Golden Grevillea, Fern-leaved Grevillea

Silky Grevillea, Golden Grevillea, Fern-leaved Grevillea

Classification: Proteaceae - Grevillea - pteridifolia

A brilliant and familiar site along roads in the Kimberley, NT and N. Qld. Usually grows in sandy soils that may become seasonally wet. May be a tree to 8 or 10m tall or a dense spreading shrub.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014