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Growing Australian plants outside Australia

Suggested Reading – prepared by the ANBG Library

Ross, Thomas & Irons, Jeffrey (1997) Australian Plants : a Guide to their Cultivation in Europe. Markus Ross c/o CEROS, Frankfurt am Main. 306 pp.

Thompson, P (2001) The Looking-Glass Garden : Plants and Gardens of the Southern Hemisphere. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon. 452 pp.

Doran, J.C. & Turnbull, J.W. (1997) 'Australian Trees and Shrubs: species for land rehabilitation and farm planting in the tropics'
ACIAR, GPO Box 1571, Canberra, 2601, Australia

Turnbull, John W. (ed.)(1987) Australian Acacias in Developing Countries : Proceedings of an International Workshop. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Canberra. 196 pp.

Zacharin, Robert Fyfe (1978) Emigrant Eucalypts : Gum Trees as Exotics. Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Vic. 137 pp.

Includes Australian plants –

Bailey, L.H. (1949) Manual of Cultivated Plants. Rev ed.. . Macmillan, New York. 1116 pp.

Bean, W.J. (1950-1951) Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles. John Murray, London. 3 v.

Gildemeister, Heidi (1995) Mediterranean Gardening : a Waterwise Approach. Editorial Moll, Palma de Mallorca, Spain 208 pp.

Huxley, Anthony J. (ed.) (1992) The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening. Macmillan, London. 4 v.

Smith, James Edward (1804-1805) Exotic Botany : consisting of coloured figures, and scientific descriptions, of such new, beautiful, or rare plants as are worthy of cultivation in the gardens of Britain; with remarks on their qualities, history, and requisite modes of treatment. R. Taylor et Co., London. 2 v.


Harwood, C.E. (1989) Grevillea robusta : an Annotated Bibliography. International Council for Research in Agroforestry, Nairobi, Kenya. 123 pp.

Electronic resources and discussion lists

Australian Eucalypts for Northern Hemisphere cold climates:

Australian Native Plants - (for the discussion of native plants of Australia, New Zealand and Oceania)


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