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the world’s tallest trees?

The coast redwood Sequoia sempervirens has different leaves and smaller cones than the giant sequoia The American or Californian coast redwoods Sequoia sempervirens are still officially regarded as the tallest “tree” in the world with a record tree topping in at 115.5 meters in height in the California Redwood National Park. The other ...

The Black Bat Flower

Black Bat Flower Tacca chantrieri In a small darkish alcove of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens Conservatory, the amazing Black Bat Flower, Tacca chantrieri, has come to roost. The incredibly unusual black blooms of this plant have an almost bat like appearance, and hence their name. The Black Bat Flower grows as an ...

Myrtle Rust Update

Tasmanian news;  5 February 2016: Biosecurity Tasmania Home gardeners and property owners are reminded to be on the lookout for signs of the fungal disease Myrtle Rust. Continuing surveillance by DPIPWE has detected seven recent cases in private gardens in North-West Tasmania. Those diseased plants have been removed and destroyed. More detail at: ...

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