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Coastal Warm Temperate Rainforest

Coastal Warm Temperate Rainforest is a closed forest that occurs in highly shaded areas. The understory consists of palms, mesic shrubs and small trees, above a scattered ground cover of ferns. Coastal Warm Temperate Rainforests occur in warm areas that receive a high annual rainfall. 

Native Species List

Common Name 

Botanical Name 

Approximate Height 

Trees     
Native Laural  Cryptocarya glaucescens  15-30m 
Crab Apple  Schizomeria ovata  10-15m 
Small Trees     
Lilly Pilly  Acmena smithii   
Guioa  Guioa semiglauca   
Sandpaper Fig  Ficus coronata   
Cabbage Tree Palm  Livistona australis   
Bolwarra  Eupomatia laurina   
Lemon Myrtle Backhousia myrtifolia  
Shrubs     
Mock-olive  Notelaea longifolia   
Tree Heath  Trochocarpa laurina   
Ground Covers     
Prickly Rasp Fern  Doodia aspera   
Pastel Flower  Pseuderanthemum variabile   
Vines and Climbers     
Wombat Berry  Eustrephus latifolius   
Sweet Morinda  Morinda jasminoides   
Wonga Wonga Vine  Pandorea pandorana   
Lawyer Vine Smilax australis   
Water Vine Cissus antarctica  
Scrambling Lily Geitonoplesium cymosum  
Common Silkpod Parsonsia straminea  
Snake Vine  Stephania japonica var discolor   
location in city of ryde

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Last updated on 25 February 2019