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What's in a name?

Know your plants. Can you name the plants below?
NOTE: Please type names with correct upr. case and lwr. case in the following format:
Common name - Example: White cypress pine,
Botanical name - Example: Callitris glaucophylla
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What's in a name?

 
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plant 1

This plant is the floral emblem of the state of South Australia. What is its common name?

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plant 2

This is the flower of a plant commonly known as Mulga. What is its botanical name?

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This is the flower of a small tree (up to 7-8 m). Its leaves are 3-20 cm long and 4-7 mm wide. The fruit is a fleshy globular drupe, 5-12 mm. The name of the genus means "desert loving". What is the botanical name of the species?

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Another one of the "desert loving" plants. A shrub up to 3 m, known as Narrow leaved fuchsia bush. What is its botanical name?

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plant 5

The flower of a small Goodenia. What is its botanical name?

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plant 6

This is the fruit of a Leafless cherry. What is the botanical name of the plant?

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plant 7

The fruit of a small tree, about the size of an olive and with sticky seed inside. What is the botanical name of the plant?

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plant 8

A This plant, Acacia papyrocarpa is commonly known in South Australia as ...


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