Native plants of northern Australia
Native plants of northern Australia

By John Brock


This edition first published in 2001 by Reed New Holland, reprinted 2013, colour, soft cover, 355 pages


Price $45.00 plus $A13.50 postage within Australia [up to 3 kg], overseas postage please request a quote


ISBN 9781877069246

Native Plants of northern Australia presents a comprehensive coverage of the trees and shrubs of the region - 450 species are described, with 700 excellent colour photographs and 26 line drawings. Each species is individually presented with photos, extensive descriptive information and distribution maps. Aboriginal plant usage is also recorded, including food, craft and medicinal uses. This book will prove a valuable reference for the native plant enthusiast, the botany student and interested naturalist.


About the author

John Brock was born in Adelaide in 1951 and came to Darwin in 1978. He was employed with the Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory until 1990 and his travels throughout the Top End have given him extensive knowledge of the local flora. He is currently self-employed as a writer, researcher and botanical consultant.



List of illustrations and colour plates



How to use this book

Plant communities: sandstone habitats, lowland habitats, coastal habitats, monsoon forest

Plant descriptions A-Z (pages 51-337)




Family list

Appendix - plant name changes