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Throughout: correct understory to understorey.
p.4 The top caption should read Margaret River, Not Margaret Rover.
p.28 caption to Karri, line 11: should read '…colour palette of…'; not palate.
p.37 caption to Zamia, line 5: the female is on the left, male on the right.
p.42 caption to Couch Honeypot, line 9: should read '…surrounding each flower head.'
p.48 the ending of the caption to Scaevola should read: '… was named after the Scaevola, a Roman who is said to have burnt off his own hand.
p.54 Caladenia infundibularis is the Funnel-tipped, not Funnel-web Spider Orchid.
p.73 in the Grevillea brachystylis caption: should read '…similar to G. bronweniae that…'; not bronwenae.
p.74 caption to Petrophile diversifolia line 9: should read '…pink with style tips that protrude…'; not the stamens.
p.90 caption to Lechenaultia bioloba, line 11: should read '…due to Robert Brown deliberately spelling the name of…'.
p.101 caption to Hakea falcata, line 3: should read '…put on a beautiful spring show.'
p.106 caption to Boronia spathulata, line 3: should read 'It has terminal cymes…'.
p.116 caption to Xyris laxiflora first sentence: should read 'In the Xyridaceae family there is this one genus with over 250 species worldwide, with about 20 recognised in Australia.
p.118 caption to Anarthria gracilis, last line: should read '…coast to Cape Le Grand.'; not Grande.
The fully updated Fourth Edition supersedes these editions.
This fully updated book currently has no updates and corrections.
Beware particularly that most other maps show dangerously out-of-date other tracks in the National Park, and you could get badly lost if you try to use them in an emergency. Carefully check against our maps before depending on Google Maps or digtal guide maps.
Print this pdf to produce replacements for most of the the following items, as well as updated pages 212 – 213, Recent changes in the nomenclature.
p.2 Change the URL for Updates and corrections to http://capetocapepublishing.com.au/. Print the pdf to replace the redundant QR code.
p.12 Change Veld Grass to Veldtgrass.
p.20 Change Meeboldina scariosa to Leptocarpus scariousus. Change the origin of Leptocarpus to Gr. leptos = thin, slender + karpos = fruit
p.30 Change the caption for Calectasia grandiflora subsp. 'southern' to Calectasia demarzii.
p.32 Change Calectasia grandiflora subsp. 'southern' to Calectasia demarzii, and change the epithet origin to After botanist, Herbert Demarz.
p.40 The genus Chamaescilla has now been placed in the family, Xanthorrhoeaceae (see p.32).
p.41 Change the caption for the illustration key to Pauridia gardneri is described on p.44.
p.44 Change Hypoxis gardneri to Pauridia gardneri and Hypoxis occidentalis var. quadriloba to Pauridia occidentalis var. quadriloba. Change the section heading from "Hypoxis" to "Pauridia".
p.54 Change Diuris aff. amplissima, Giant Donkey Orchid to Diuris jonesii, Dunsborough Donkey Orchid.
p.74 Change Petrophile serruriae to P. axillaris, and change the epithet origin to L. axilla = arm-pit; growing from the axil, the angle between the upper surface of a leaf or leaf-stalk and the stem on which it grows.
p.78 Change Sarcocornia blackiana to Salicornia blackiana. Change the origin of Salicornia to L. sal = salt + cornu = a horn; the branches are horn-shaped and taste of salt.
p.118 Change Pelargonium australe subsp. drummondii ms to P. drummondii, and change the epithet origin to After James Drummond (1784–1863), who accompanied Captain Stirling to WA on the Parmelia in 1829 and, although never officially appointed or paid, was Western Australia’s first Government Horticulturist.
p.122 Change Boronia anceps to Boronia sp. Leeuwin.
p.134 Change Astartea sp. Scott River to A. onycis, and change the epithet origin to Gr. όνυξ (ónyx) = claw = the claw-shaped horn on each sepal. This species has the most prominently horned sepals in the genus. Change Astartea laricifolia to A. pulchella, and change the epithet origin to L. pulchella = beautiful
p.150 Change Lasiopetalum floribundum to L. occidentale, and change the epithet origin to L. occidēns = west; growing in the west
p.156 Change Astroloma cialiatum to Styphelia discolor, Astroloma pallidum to Styphelia pallida, and Astroloma Sp. Nannup to Styphelia Sp. Nannup. Change the epithet origin to Gr. στυφελος (styfelos) = tough, harsh, referring to the stiff, prickly leaves and general habit
p.160 Change Leucopogon elatior to L. glabellus, and change the epithet origin to L. glabellus = without hair
p.162 Change Lysinema ciliatum to L. pentapetalum, and change the epithet origin to L. penta = five, the five petals
p.164 Change Hemigenia rigida to Hemigenia pritzelii, also deleting the endangered triangle. Change the origin of the epithet to "After Georg August Pritzel, 19th century German botanical writer". Change Logania serpyllifolia subsp. angustifolia to Orianthera serpyllifolia subsp. angustifolia.
p.178 Change Velleia trinervis to Goodenia trinervis. Delete the section heading "Velleia".
p.182 Change Stylidium calcaratum to S. androsaceum and change the epithet origin to "After the genus Androsace"
p.184 Delete 'ms' from Stylidium hesperium ms.
p.192 Change Ozothamnus cordatus to Pithocarpa cordata, Ozothamnus ramosus to Pithocarpa ramosa, and change the section heading from "Ozothamnus" to "Pithocarpa". The description of Pithocarpa is Gr. píthos = a wine jar + karpós = fruited; refers to the shape of the achene (a dry, one-seeded fruit).
p.20 Change Bartsia trixago to Bellardia trixago.
p.202 Change Emex australis to Rumex hypogaeus.
p.207 Change Lysinema ciliatum, in the Banksia woodland caption, to L. pentapetalum.
p.210 With the name change of the Department of Conservation and Land Management (CALM) / Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) to Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaW), the URL in the last item in the Bibliography should read "http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/"
p.214 Change the url for the downloadable spreadsheet or wordprocessor plant file to http://capetocapepublishing.com.au/WFSW3/Plants.txt
If you are still unsure about identifying a particular wildflower, then check it at: FloraBase <http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/search/advanced
Wildflowers of Southwest Australia, ISBN 978-0-9803337-7-0 supersedes the First and Second editions of Field Guide to the Wildflowers of Australia’s South West.
Find that Flower – Third Edition supersedes these editions. This third edition is fully updated with all current name changes.
Currently there are no known mistakes or name changes in this edition.
The fully revised and updated Ninth Edition supersedes all previous editions.
This revised and updated edition supersedes all previous editions.
Beware, Google Maps and most digital guides show wrong alignments for several stretches of the Track and sidetracks. Carefully check against our maps before depending on Google Maps or digtal guide representations of the Track. If you need a digital map then download and use our .kml files. We keep as current as possible.
Beware particularly that most other maps show dangerously out-of-date other tracks in the National Park, and you could get badly lost if you try to use them in an emergency.
The enlarged and fully updated Second Edition supersedes this edition. The second edition has the current names of all of the many species that have received name changes in recent years.
p.2 Change the URL for Updates and corrections to http://capetocapepublishing.com.au/. Print this pdf and use it to replace the redundant QR code.
p.4 Near the bottom of this page change the URL for Cape to Cape Publishing to http://capetocapepublishing.com.au/.
p.22 The caption of the uppermost image should read "Bolete-eater Hypomyces chrysospermus infection…".
p.32 Plate G8 Jarrah-Marri forest
p.56 Russula clelandii
p.75 Fungal Groups, second paragraph: relationship
p.78 Remove the Index entry "Hypomyces crysospermus 22"
Back Cover: illustrates
The fully-updated Second Edition of Stories From the Cellar Door supersedes this edition.
p.2 Change both occurrences of the URL for Cape to Cape Publishing to http://capetocapepublishing.com.au/. Print this pdf and use it to replace the redundant QR code
p.4 Change the label for Flying Fish p40 to Snake + Herring p40, the label for Laurance p62 to Robert Oatley p62, and the label for Edwards p36 to Old Kent River p36
p.33 In the last paragraph fix the spelling of Streicker
p.36 Change all Edwards Wines references to Old Kent River
p.40 Change all Flying Fish Cove references to Snake + Herring
p.62 – 63 Change all Laurance Wines references to Robert Oatley
Change the last two paragraphs to:
After operating the winery for exactly 10 years, on September 27, 2016 Dianne Laurance sold the property to US entrepreneur Howard Milstein, who then leased it to NSW-based Robert Oatley Vineyards, who now run the cellar door and restaurant. Since 2006 Robert Oatley Wines have been processing Margaret River, Great Southern and Pemberton grapes at their Mudgee NSW winery.
In the early 1970s founder Robert "Bob" Oatley established Rosemount Estate in the Hunter Valley, NSW. Bob also was the inspiration behind the Hamilton Island resort on the Barrier Reef, and he enjoyed sailing his super-maxi yacht Wild Oats XI in events such as the annual Sydney-Hobart Race.
p.110 Change the URL for Downloads, Updates and Corrections to http://capetocapepublishing.com.au/. Change the contact details of Edwards Wines to:
Old Kent River
p.111 Change the contact details of Flying Fish Cove to:
Snake + Herring
Address: 3763 Caves Road, Wilyabrup
Postal: PO Box 918, Dunsborough 6281
33° 46.23'S 115° 02.05'E
Tel:+61 4 0703 6142
Change the contact details of Laurance Wines to:
Address: 3478 Caves Road, Wilyabrup 6280
33° 44.75'S 115° 01.80'E
Tel:+61 8 9750 4000 Fax:+61 8 9750 4004
On the third-last page change "56 Lobelia alata, Angled Lobelia" to "56 Lobelia anceps, Angled Lobelia"
On the third-last page change "67 Pterostylis aff. nana, Snail Orchid" to "67 Pterostylis pyramidalis, Snail Orchid"
p.2 Change both occurrences of the URL for Cape to Cape Publishing to http://capetocapepublishing.com.au/. Print this pdf and use it to replace the redundant QR code.
p.35 Caladenia sp. ‘Boranup’ is now Caladenia ambusta.
Click here to view a table of the all the orchids illustrated in this book. You can then copy and paste this table into your word processor or spreadsheet to sort and manipulate as you wish. The four colums are: Orchid name, Range of flowering period, Page number, and the Number of the Month in which flowering may start.
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