is based on the
Key to Tasmanian Vascular Plants developed by Greg Jordan and
David Tng, School of Plant Science, University of Tasmania.
Descriptions are primarily based on:
Alexander, G (1993) Flora
of Australia volume 50: Oceanic Islands 2. Australian Biological
Resources Study, Canberra.
Other sources of flora
WM, Morris DI (1963-1994) "The Student's Flora of Tasmania" Vols.
1-4b (Tasmanian Government Printer: Hobart.)
Clements, M & Jones, D (2007) A
new species of Nematoceras and characterisation of N.
dienemum (Orchidaceae), both from subantarctic Macquarie Island.
Telopea 11, 405-11.
Clements, M et al.
(2007) Biology and molecular phylogenetics of Nematoceras sulcatum,
a second endemic orchid species from subantarctic Macquarie Island.
Polar Biology 30, 859-69.
The Census of Tasmanian Vascular Plants.
NZ Plant Conservation Network
While 3 introduced vascular
plant species are currently known from Macquarie Island, other
introduced plants have been present in the past, including
General information on
Macquarie Island environment
Parks and Wildlife Service
Island World Heritage Area
Thanks to: Greg Jordan,
Jennie Whinam, Miguel de Salas, Noel Carmichael.
The Australian Antarctic
Division is acknowledged for providing logistical support.
Copyright for photographs
remains with the photographer as indicated in the large version of
Key and descriptions by
Nick Fitzgerald, 2014.