Tropical and Subtropical Plants for the Southern Sydney Basin

Article and Photos by Garry Daly
Ficus dammaropsis
Ficus dammaropsis

Curcuma australasica
Curcuma australasica

Pilidiostigma glabrum
Pilidiostigma glabrum

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Ficus dammaropsis
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Figure 1.

Figure 1.

Area at Nowra where native vegetation has been restored for wildlife. Orange hatching represents area covered under a voluntary conservation agreement.

Figure 2.

Figure 2.

Area at Nowra some 35 years ago. The red dot represents approximate location of house

Table 1. Highly ornamental species of subtropical & tropical plants growing at Nowra NSW