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Books

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.

Recent posts

Saving Plants on Kangaroo Island – winter 2021 update

03 September 2021

Following the devastating 2020 bushfires on Kangaroo Island, scientists at the SA Seed Conservation Centre have visited the island a number of times to investigate what botanical treasures have regrown, and to collect seeds and plant specimens with a conservation aim.