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Bolwarra Eupomatia laurina
This small understorey tree attains a height of up to 10m and has a widespread distribution range along Australia's east coast . It's natural habitat are different types of rainforests (Photo 1). Bark is firm and rough with longitudinal ridges, colour is a dark brown (2). Fruit sets in late autumn on the NSW north coast and is fairly large at up to 30mm across, cup shaped with a distinctive rim and light green in colour (3). Simple leaves with an alternate arrangement are held on zigzag formed branches (4). Leaves are; up to 12 cm long with entire margins, very glossy on both surfaces, oblong to oblanceolate in shape, fairly soft and hairless. Apex is short acuminate and venation except centre vein is rather faint (5). Distribution: From Victoria to north QLD. (See Leaf Characteristics Page for explanations of botanical terms used in descriptions.)

Bolwarra Eupomatia laurina
Eupomatia laurina Bark Bolwarra
Eupomatia laurina Bolwarra Fruit
Bolwarra Foliage Eupomatia laurina
Eupomatia laurina Leaves Bolwarra
Bolwarra
Eupomatia laurina Bark
Eupomatia laurina Fruit
Bolwarra Foliage
Bolwarra Leaves
         
Brittlewood Claoxylon australe
The Brittlewood Claoxylon australe is a small attractive tree or large shrub (depending on conditions) reaching a maximum height of 8 to 10 meters and occurs naturally in a wide range of environments from exposed coastal positions to within subtropical rainforests (Picture 1). Bark (on mature specimen shown) is firm with a rough texture due to bands of small horizontal blisters and cream in colour, whereas bark on young trees is olive green in colour (2). Small white flowers with prominent stamens are held on racemes up to 15 cm in length (3). The rounded fruit measures up to 8 mm in diameter and features 3 lobes containing red coloured seeds (fruit will turn nearly black before opening) (4). Alternately arranged simple leaves are; mostly large at up to 16 cm in length with irregular toothed margins, varied in shape from elliptic to obovate, hairless, dark green and very glossy on top, paler beneath, rather thin with a soft texture. Special identification characteristics are the small glands (Picture5 inset) at the top of the petiole which a visible on every leaf. Apex shape is acute, base shape is cuneate to nearly rounded. Mid-vein and curved laterals are very evident and distinctly raised on lower leaf surface (5). Distribution: NSW south coast to QLD.

Brittlewood Claoxylon australe
Brittlewood Bark Claoxylon australe
Claoxylon australe Flower Brittlewood
Brittlewood Fruit Claoxylon australe
Brittlewood Leaf Glands Claoxylon australe
Brittlewood
Brittlewood Bark
Claoxylon australe Flower
Brittlewood Fruit
Brittlewood Leaf Glands
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Broad-leaf Star Hair Astrotricha latifolia Other names: Broad-leaf Star-hair
The Broad-leaf Star Hair occurs as an understorey species on margins of rainforests where it is mostly an upright shrub less than 4m in height, whereas in dryer and more open sclerophyll forests it can reach nearly 10 m in height (Photo 1). Bark is olive green in colour with a firm and rough texture due to warty blisters (lenticels) covering the surface on older specimens (2). Over spring to early summer (southern locations) large spread-out panicles hold numerous minute greenish flowers measuring about 4 mm in diameter. Five stamens are topped by yellow anthers and in the center the flower style is shown divided at the base, five pointed petals quickly recurve with maturity. Ball-shaped hairy flower buds are visible at center left in the image (3). The small ovoid shaped fruit turns greenish yellow in colour and shows the remaining petals (sepals) and the split style at the flattened apex. It is quick to develop, so flower buds, open flowers and mature fruit can be found on the same panicle (4). Simple alternately arranged leaves are; varied in length form 8 to more than 20 cm, mostly oblong in shape with entire or slightly undulating margins, mid-green, rather dull and hairless on top, whitish grey beneath due to a dense cover of woolly hair (star hairs), rather soft and thin in texture. Leaf apex is attenuate, base shape is cordate. The straight petiole is up to 8 cm in length and covered in woolly hair. Young growth and stems are also hairy. Venation is clearly visible on lower leaf surface with mid rib and laterals veins being strongly raised (5). Distribution: Southern NSW to QLD. See Flower Characteristics Page and Leaf Characteristics Page for information on terms used.

Broad-leaf Star Hair Astrotricha latifolia
Broad-leaf Star Hair Bark Astrotricha latifolia
Broad-leaf Star Hair Flower Astrotricha latifolia
Broad-leaf Star Hair Fruit Astrotricha latifolia
Astrotricha latifolia Leaves Broad-leaf Star Hair
Broad-leaf Star Hair
Broad-leaf Star Hair Bark
Broad-leaf Star Hair Flower
Broad-leaf Star Hair Fruit
Astrotricha latifolia Leaves
         
Brown Beech Pennantia cunninghamii
This subtropical rainforest tree species has a distribution range from the south coast of NSW to central QLD and favours locations near watercourses (Photo 1). Older specimens develop fluted trunks (2). The bark is grey /brown in colour with a corky texture covered in round blisters (3). Simple leaves with entire wavy margins are between 8 to 16 cm long and elliptic to ovate in shape (4). Domatia is very visible as a swelling on the upper leaf surface and as an indentation on the lower, occurring mainly in lateral vein angles (5).

Brown Beech Pennantia cunninghamii
Pennantia cunninghamii Brown Beech Trunk
Brown Beech Bark
Brown Beech Leaves
Brown Beech Domatia Leaf Surfaces
Brown Beech
Pennantia cunninghamii
Brown Beech Bark
Brown Beech Leaves
Brown Beech Domatia
Brown Gardenia Randia fitzalanii [Atractocarpus fitzalanii] Other names: Yellow Mangosteen
The Brown Gardenia Randia fitzalanii is a native shrub with a compact growing habit reaching a height of up to 6m and naturally occurs in tropical rainforests (Photo 1). Bark is beige to light brown in colour with a finely rough texture (2). Superbly scented flowers are white in colour, up to 3 cm in diameter and feature 5 overlapping petals (3). The large fruit is rounded in shape measuring up to 8 cm in diameter turning a yellowish green when mature and contains numerous small black seeds (4). Oppositely arranged simple leaves are; mostly elliptic in shape with entire margins, 20 cm or more in length, dark green and glossy on top, mid-green and glossy below, hairless and smooth with a firm texture. Petiole measures up to 25 mm in length. Leaf apex is rounded, base shape is cuneate. Mid vein and laterals are raised on both surfaces (5). Distribution: Tropical east coast of Qld. (Used as an ornamental species in frost free areas.)

Brown Gardenia Randia fitzalanii
Brown Gardenia Bark Randia fitzalanii
Brown Gardenia Flower Randia fitzalanii
Randia fitzalanii Fruit Brown Gardenia
Brown Gardenia Leaf Randia fitzalanii
Brown Gardenia
Brown Gardenia Bark
Brown Gardenia Flower
Randia fitzalanii Fruit
Brown Gardenia Leaf
         
Brown Tamarind Castanospora alphandii
Subtropical rainforest species growing to a height of 20m, mostly found as an under storey tree (Photo 1). Bark texture is firm and slightly rough with small fissures, colour is a cream to light grey (Photo 2 , other colours are caused by moss and lichen). The uniform pale green underside of the foliage helps in identifying this species (3). Small white and yellow coloured flowers held on long tendrils bloom over winter (4). Pinnate compound leaves with an alternate arrangement are made up of mostly 10 or 12 leaflets. Leaflets with entire margins are; up to 16 cm long, elliptic to oblong in shape, dark green and glossy on upper surface, pale green and very finely hairy on the underside. Leaflet apex shape is mostly acute, petiole and petiolules are a rusty brown colour. Mid vein is noticeable raised on lower leaf surface and a pale yellow colour (5). Distribution: NSW north coast to central QLD. (See Leaf Characteristics Page for explanations of botanical terms used in descriptions.)

Brown Tamarind Castanospora alphandii
Castanospora alphandii Bark Brown Tamarind
Brown Tamarind Foliage Castanospora alphandii
Brown Tamarind Flower Castanospora alphandii
Brown Tamarind Leaflets Castanospora alphandii
Brown Tamarind
Castanospora alphandii Bark
Brown Tamarind Foliage
Brown Tamarind Flower
Brown Tamarind Leaflets
         
Brown Tuckeroo Cupaniopsis flagelliformis
This small to medium sized tree with striking foliage occurs in subtropical rainforests (Photo 1). Older specimens develop a fluted trunk with a firm, smooth and dark brown coloured bark (2). Gorgeous small yellow flowers bloom in spring (3) and mature into hairy orange fruit containing up to three black seeds covered partly in an orange aril (4). A pinnate compound leaf consists of up to 14 leaflets. Leaflets are hairy on their underside, up to 18cm long with toothed margins and mostly oblong in shape with a firm and slightly stiff texture(5).

Brown Tuckeroo Cupaniopsis flagelliformis var.australis
Brown Tuckeroo Trunk
Cupaniopsis flagelliformis Flower
Cupaniopsis flagelliformis
Brown Tuckeroo Leaflets
Brown Tuckeroo
Brown Tuckeroo Trunk
Cupaniopsis flagelliformis
Brown Tuckeroo Fruit
Brown Tuckeroo Leaflets
         
Brush Apple Mischocarpus pyriformis Other names: Yellow Pear-fruit, Pear-fruited Tamarind
The Brush Apple or Yellow Pear-fruit can reach up to 20 meters in height with an upright trunk and a dense crown. It's natural habitat is within different types of rainforests where it prefers wetter locations (Photo 1). The bark is firm and shades of gray in colour (often obscured by lichen) with older specimen featuring fine vertical ridges (2). The fruit is a roughly pear-shaped capsule, first yellow turning to a light orange when mature and measures 25 mm in length and up to 15 mm in diameter. The capsule splits in three sections revealing one or sometimes two seeds covered in a red aril (3 & 4). The large compound leaf consists of up to 9 separate leaflets (as shown) which are; up to 20 cm in length, lanceolate to more oblong or ovate in shape with entire margins, alternately arranged along the rachis, smooth, rather thick and strong. Leaf apex is short acuminate, base shape is cuneate and the strong petiolules can measure up to 20mm in length. The mid vein is sunken on upper leaflet surface and prominently raised on the lower with fine net veins being visible (5). Distribution: Mid-north coast NSW to northern QLD. (See Leaf Characteristics Page for explanations of terms used).

Brush Apple Mischocarpus pyriformis Yellow Pear-fruit
Brush Apple Bark Mischocarpus pyriformis
Mischocarpus pyriformis Fruit Brush Apple
Yellow Pear-fruit fruit seed Mischocarpus pyriformis
Brush Apple Leaf Mischocarpus pyriformis
Brush Apple
Brush Apple Bark
Mischocarpus pyriformis
Brush Apple Seed
Brush Apple Leaf
         
Brush Box Lophostemon confertus
As a rainforest giant this tree species grows up to 60 m tall and occurs in a range of rainforests types and also in wet and dry sclerophyll forests. Brush Box Lophostemon confertus at the size shown occur mostly within subtropical rainforests (Photo 1). Being a sought after hardwood timber it is used in forest plantations. Bark on lower half to two thirds of trunk is brown, rough and stringy. Whereby the top half or the top third of the trunk and branches is covered in a smooth bark pink to salmon in colour (Photo 2).Stunning white flowers measure up to 3 cm in diameter and feature numerous yellow topped anthers (3). The conical shaped fruit is around 10 mm in diameter and up to 15 mm in length and contains a large number of small brown seeds (4). Simple leaves arranged in a whorl of four or five leaves below the growing bud (opposite when maturing) are; elliptic to ovate in shape with entire margins, up to 15 cm long, firm and leathery to touch. Apex is acute with a fine point, base shape is cuneate. Mid vein is raised and lateral veins are more visible on lower leaf surface. (5). Distribution: Along Australia's east coast north from NSW Mid-north coast.

Brush Box Lophostemon confertus
Brush Box Bark Transition Lophostemon confertus
Brush Box Flower Lophostemon confertus
Lophostemon confertus Fruit Brush Box
Brush Box Leaves Lophostemon confertus
Brush Box
Brush Box Trunk
Brush Box Flower
Lophostemon confertus Fruit
Brush Box Leaves
         
Brush Caper Berry Capparis arborea
The Brush Caper Berry is a small native tree reaching a height of up to 10m mostly occurring within subtropical rainforests as an under storey species (Photo 1). Bark is firm, hard with fine fissures and rather rough in texture on the main trunk of this mature tree which also features scattered spines. Colour is a light brown if not obscured by mosses and lichen in wet environments (2). Spines on older branches are the best developed on this specimen up to 15mm in length, whereby spinose stipules on young growth are small but can be felt beneath the petiole joining the stem. Spines on immature trees can be longer and more prominent. Young stems are covered in fine rusty brown hair (3 & 4). Simple leaves with an alternate arrangement are; up to 12 cm long with entire and slightly inrolled margins, ovate to broad elliptic in shape, firm and smooth in texture, hairless, very glossy and dark green on top and paler underneath. Petiole is up to 12mm in length and on young leaves can be hairy. Mid vein is often placed off centre and raised on lower leaf surface (5). Distribution: NSW mid-north coast to central QLD.

Brush Caper Berry Capparis arborea
Brush Caper Berry Bark Capparis arborea
Capparis arborea Brush Caper Berry
Brush Caper Berry Spines Capparis arborea
Brush Caper Berry Leaves Capparis arborea
Brush Caper Berry
Brush Caper Berry Bark
Capparis arborea
Brush Caper Berry Spines
Brush Caper Berry Leaves
         
Brush Ironbark Bridelia exaltata Other names: Scrub Ironbark
Exceptional specimens of the Brush Ironbark Bridelia exaltata can be tall trees attaining a height of up to 40m within subtropical rainforests. The trunk can be up to 1.5m in diameter with buttress roots forming (Photos 1 & 2). Bark is brown in colour, deeply furrowed and hard in texture which is a good identification feature (3). Simple leaves with an alternate arrangement are; up to 14 cm in length with entire margins, ovate to oblong in shape, fairly thin, smooth and hairless, dark green, glossy on top and pale greyish green on their lower surface. Mid vein is raised and yellowish in colour, fine reticulate venation is visible on both surfaces (4 & 5). Distribution: In different types of rainforests from NSW mid-north coast to southern QLD.

Brush Ironbark Bridelia exaltata
Bridelia exaltata Brush Ironbark
Brush Ironbark Bark Bridelia exaltata
Brush Ironbark Leaves lower surface Bridelia exaltata
Brush Ironbark Leaves upper surface Bridelia exaltata
Brush Ironbark
Bridelia exaltata
Brush Ironbark Bark
Brush Ironbark Leaves 'lower'
Brush Ironbark Leaves 'upper'
         
Brush Kurrajong Commersonia fraseri Other names: Commersonia
The Brush Kurrajong Commersonia fraseri is a mostly single stemmed shrub or small tree reaching up to 8 m in height, it occurs naturally in and on margins of different types of rainforests and in adjacent sclerophyll forest (Photo 1). Bark is brown to more olive-green in colour with a firm texture and shows raised bumps called lenticels (2). White and sweetly scented flowers are held on compact panicles which often appear opposite a leaf node and measure less than 1 cm across. The five sepals are more prominent than the (thin and short-lasting) petals and remain after pollination to enclose the developing fruit (3). The fruit is a dry, brown and hairy capsule measuring up to 2 cm in diameter with 4 or 5 cells containing 1 or 2 small black seeds up to 2 mm in length (4). Simple with an alternate arrangement are; up to 15 cm in length (longer on young specimens), ovate to broad ovate in shape with irregular toothed margins or small lobes, dull and mid green on top, pale yellow or white hairy below with a felt-like texture. Apex is acute ending in a fine point, base shape is rounded to cordate. Venation is conspicuous with prominently raised midrib, lateral and net veins clearly visible (5). Distribution: Widespread from Victoria to southern QLD.

Brush Kurrajong Commersonia fraseri
Brush Kurrajong Bark Commersonia fraseri
Commersonia fraseri Flower Brush Kurrajong
Brush Kurrajong Fruit Seed Commersonia fraseri
Brush Kurrajong Leaves Commersonia fraseri
Brush Kurrajong
Brush Kurrajong Bark
Commersonia fraseri Flower
Brush Kurrajong Fruit & Seed
Brush Kurrajong Leaves
         
Brush Pepperbush Tasmannia insipida Other names: Pepperbush, Scrub Pepperbush
This specimen of the Brush Pepperbush or Scrub Pepperbush Tasmannia insipida shown is single trunked and reaches 5m in height growing under very low light conditions in old growth subtropical rainforest. Under better light conditions the Pepperbush is often a multi-stemmed shrub less than 3m in height (Photo 1). Bark on mature specimens is a reddish brown with a firm and quite smooth texture showing very fine fissures (2). A salmon coloured stipule up to 2.5 cm long encloses up to 8 separate flower buds which turn red before opening into beautiful flowers with vibrant yellow anthers. Flowers measure up 10 mm across and are held on stalks (pedicels) which are up to 4 cm in length (3). The fruit is an oblong shaped berry turning from whitish green over pink to a dark purple with maturity, measuring up to 25 mm in length and contains a number of small hard seeds within the whitish fruit flesh (4). Simple leaves in a whorl arrangement of 4 to 5 leaves are; up to 15 cm long in adult (longer in immature) specimens, mostly oblanceolate in shape with entire margins, dark green and glossy on top, paler but glossy beneath, smooth and hairless. Leaf apex is short acuminate ending in a fine point, base shape is attenuate but ends in a rounded shape. Leaves on this specimen are (if faintly) pepper-like scented (5). Distribution: Within different types of rainforests from NSW south coast to southern QLD. See Flower Characteristics Page and Leaf Characteristics Page for information on terms used.

Brush Pepperbush Tasmannia insipida
Pepperbush Bark Tasmannia insipida
Scrub Pepperbush Flower Tasmannia insipida
Tasmannia insipida Fruit Brush Pepperbush
Brush Pepper Bush Leaves Tasmannia insipida
Brush Pepperbush
Brush Pepperbush Bark
Scrub Pepperbush Flower
Tasmannia insipida Fruit
Brush Pepperbush Leaves
         
Brush Teak Toechima tenax Other names: Pitted-leaf Steelwood
Brush Teak or Pitted-leaf Steelwood can reach a height of 20m or more and is found within subtropical rainforests (Photo 1). Bark is firm with some surface blisters and a dark greenish grey in colour (2). Interesting small flowers cream and yellow in colour open late winter to spring (3). The fruit is a pear-shaped capsule with 2 or 3 lobes (valves) containig a shiny black seed each (4). Pinnate compound leaves consist of 4 to 6 leaflets which are; up to 6 cm long with entire wavy margins, mainly elliptic in shape, hairless, glossy on both sides, fairly thin but firm in texture. Mid vein is raised and laterals are visible on upper leaf surface. Domatia on this native tree species are very prominent as swellings along the mid vein on both leaflet surfaces and are very helpful in identification (5). Distribution: Northern NSW to central QLD. (See Leaf Characteristics Page for explanations of botanical terms used in descriptions.)

Brush Teak Toechima tenax
Toechima tenax Bark Brush Teak
Pitted-leaf Steelwood  Flower Toechima tenax Brush Teak
Brush Teak Domatia Toechima tenax
Brush Teak Leaves Pitted-leaf Steelwood
Brush Teak
Toechima tenax Bark
Pitted-leaf Steelwood Flower
Brush Teak Fruit
Brush Teak Leaves
Brush Wedding Bush Ricinocarpos speciosus Other names: Long-haired Ricinocarpos
The Brush Wedding Bush or Long-leaved Ricinocarpos is a beautiful native shrub growing to 3m in height and occurs on margins of different rainforest types and in more open tall forests (Picture 1). Bark is brown to grey in colour and features fine longitudinal fissures, hard and slightly rough (2). Gorgeous white flowers are up to 20mm in diameter and bloom in late winter to early spring (3). The fruit is a small and hairy capsule featuring mostly 3 lobes which each containing an oblong shaped and black coloured seed (4). Mature simple leaves with an alternate arrangement are; mostly oblong in shape with entire margins, up to 8cm in length, glossy and hairless on top. Thick fine hair covers young branches, petioles and underside of leaves. Venation except for center vein is faint (5). Distribution: NSW mid-north coast to southern QLD.

Brush Wedding Bush Ricinocarpos speciosus
Ricinocarpos speciosus Bark Brush Wedding Bush
Brush Wedding Bush Flower Ricinocarpos speciosus
Brush Wedding Bush Fruit Ricinocarpos speciosus
Brush Wedding Bush Leaves Ricinocarpos speciosus
Brush Wedding Bush
Ricinocarpos speciosus
Brush Wedding Bush Flower
Brush Wedding Bush Fruit
Brush Wedding Bush
         
Bull Kauri Pine Agathis microstachya Other names: Queensland Kauri Pine, Black Kauri
This towering rainforest species is found within upland tropical rainforests and can attain a height of up to 50m on a straight and column-like trunk (Photo 1). Bark is a greyish brown in colour with a scaly and flaky texture (2). Male cones are produced from leaf axillary buds towards the end of young branchlets. They can measure up to 3 cm in length and reach full maturity over spring (3 & 4). Simple leaves with an alternate arrangement are; up to 9 cm in length with entire margins, elliptic to more lanceolate in shape , dark green on top, paler green beneath, hairless, very firm in texture. Apex shape is rounded to bluntly acute, base shape is cuneate. Fine parallel venation is visible (4 & 5). Distribution: Nearly exclusively on the Atherton tablelands in Northern QLD.

Agathis microstachya Bull Kauri Pine
Bull Kauri Pine Bark
Agathis microstachya Male Cone
Bull Kauri Pine Branchlet
Bull Kauri Pine Leaves
Bull Kauri Pine
Bull Kauri Pine Bark
Agathis microstachya Male Cone
Bull Kauri Pine Branchlet
Bull Kauri Pine Leaves
         
Bunya Pine Araucaria bidwillii
The Bunja Pine Araucaria bidwillii is a large native tree species growing to more than 40m in height with a characteristic rounded canopy shape and is naturally found in subtropical rainforests (Photo 1). Bark is dark brown and very rough in texture with horizontal grooves (2).The fruit is a large cone measuring up to 35 cm in length and contains numerous brown seeds covered in separate cone scales (3). Leaves with entire margins feature a sharp spiny tip and grow to 7 cm in length, new growth is a vibrant light green compared to the dark green and glossy colour of adult foliage (Pictures 4 & 5). Distribution: Central and Northern QLD. Often seen planted as an ornamental tree outside its' natural range.

Araucaria bidwillii Bunya Pine
Australian Bunya Pine Bark
Araucaria bidwillii Fruit Bunya Pine
Araucaria bidwillii Foliage Bunya Pine
Bunya Pine Leaves Araucaria bidwillii
Bunya Pine
Bunya Pine Bark
Araucaria bidwillii Fruit
Araucaria bidwillii Foliage
Bunya Pine Leaves
         
Bushy Tamarind Toechima pterocarpum Other names: Orange Tamarind
This densely foliated small tree or large shrub is an understorey species naturally occurring in tropical rainforests where it can reach a height of up to 5 - 6 m. Due to extensive clearing it now listed as an endangered species (1). Bark is dark olive grey colour with a firm and slightly rough texture (2). The orange colored fruit is a capsule showing three flattened lobes (wings) and measures up to 3 cm in length. It contains 3 shiny black seeds which are partly covered by a yellow aril at the top (3). Pinnate compound leaves feature up to 8 leaflets which are; elliptic in shape with entire margins, up to 12 cm in length, hairless, dark green, glossy on top, firm and smooth in texture. Leaf apex is acute, ending in a fine point, base shape is cuneate. The petiolule (leaflet stalk) is about 1 cm in length and shows a swelling at the base (4). Reticulate leaf venation is very noticeable as mid rib, lateral and net veins are raised (5). Distribution: Rare in lowland tropical rainforests in northern QLD.

Bushy Tamarind Toechima pterocarpum
Bushy Tamarind Bark Toechima pterocarpum
Toechima pterocarpum Fruit Bushy Tamarind
Bushy Tamarind Leaf Toechima pterocarpum
Bushy Tamarind Leaflet venation Toechima pterocarpum
Bushy Tamarind
Bushy Tamarind Bark
Toechima pterocarpum Fruit
Bushy Tamarind Leaf
Bushy Tamarind Venation
         
         
We try our best to properly name any tree species shown in our images and used these Resources to cross reference our material to make sure scientific identification is correct. All images and most of the information in accompanying description / measurements have been accumulated through a personal interest in our native rainforests for more than twenty years. Information on distribution range of tree species has been collected from a range of sources including Botanical Gardens (see link above). The aim of these web pages is to show the greater public the beauty and diversity of our remaining rainforests on Australia's east coast in an easy accessible way. We hope to raise the awareness to the high conservation value these remaining areas inherit.
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