|Kapok flowers, Cochlospermum fraseri, family Bixaceae, Timber Creek, Northern Territory.|
A common tree of the central and western Australian tropics, it was named to honour Fraser
by French botanist Jules Planchon.
|Ooline Cadellia pentastylis, Family Surianaceae, Tregole National Park, |
inland south-east Queensland near Morven.
This is another species of limited distribution, the only one of its genus.
|Goodia lotifolia, Tallaganda National Park, east of Canberra.|
The genus was named for Peter Good by controversial English botanist Richard Salisbury.
(Some of the story of his controversy can be found here.)
|Grevillea wickhamii (and Grey-headed Honeyeater Ptilotula keartlandi), Kings Canyon, central Australia.|
|Cephalipterum drummondii, Mount Magnet, inland WA.|
This one was specifically named for James Drummond.
|Native Orange Capparis mitchellii, Lake Broadwater, south-east Queensland.|
Named for Mitchell by English botanist John Linley.
|Livistona rigida, Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park, north-west Queensland.|
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