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Coastal Warm Temperate Rainforest

Coastal Warm Temperate Rainforest is a tall closed forest characterised by dense stands of coachwood. The understory consists of tall palms, mesic shrubs and small trees, above a dense ground cover of ferns.

Coastal Warm Temperate Rainforests occur in warm areas that receive a high rainfall of more than 1200mm per year.

 

Native Species List

Common Name 

Botanical Name 

Approximate Height 

Trees     
Coachwood  Ceratopetalum apetalum  10-25m 
Sassafras  Doryphora sassafras  20-40m 
Native Laural  Cryptocarya glaucescens  15-30m 
Black Wattle  Callicoma serratifolia  5-10m 
Crab Apple  Schizomeria ovata  10-15m 
Featherwood  Polyosma cunninghamii  6-10m 
Small Trees     
Lilly Pilly  Acmena smithii   
Scentless Rosewood  Synoum glandulosum   
Guioa  Guioa semiglauca   
Sandpaper Fig  Ficus coronata   
Cabbage Tree Palm  Livistona australis   
Bolwarra  Eupomatia laurina   
Black Plum  Diospyros australis   
Shrubs     
Mock-olive  Notelaea longifolia   
Burch Pepperbush  Tasmannia insipida   
Tree Heath  Trochocarpa laurina   
Veiny Wilkiea  Wilkiea huegeliana   
Ground Covers     
Black Stem Maindenhair  Adiantum formosum   
Gristle Fern  Blechnum cartilagineum   
Rainbow Fern  Calochlaena dubia   
Prickly Rasp Fern  Doodia aspera   
Settlers' Twine  Gymnostachys anceps   
Creeping Shield Fern  Lastreopsis microsora   
Pastel Flower  Pseuderanthemum variabile   
Rock Felt Fern  Pyrrosia rupestris   
Vines and Climbers     
Wombat Berry  Eustrephus latifolius   
Sweet Morinda  Morinda jasminoides   
Wonga Wonga Vine  Pandorea pandorana   
Common Skilpod  Parsonsia straminea   
Barbwire Vine  Smilax australis   

 

 

Last updated on 3 August 2017