Staff of the State Herbarium of South Australia have contributed to many of publications on plants, algae and fungi.

Scientific publications include technical books on Australian plants and popular works, such as Plants of the Adelaide Plains and Hills (2005, 3rd edition), Pruning for fruit (2008) or Nature Revealed (2009). Reference works on the vascular flora of South Australia produced by State Herbarium staff are the Flora of South Australia (1986) and the Census of South Australian Vascular Plants (2005).

Search our full list of books using the online database.

Books published by the Board of the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium can be purchased in person, or ordered via phone or email. Please contact the State Herbarium for all purchasing enquiries.

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Goodman Building restoration works wins industry award

18 July 2023

Have you ever driven past the beautiful heritage-listed Goodman Building when passing the Garden on Hackney Road? Did you know this building was formerly the base for the Municipal Tramways Trust but now serves as the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium administration building.