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APII logoSearching the Australian Plant Image Index

and other photograph or illustration collections of the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

About the Photo Collections of the ANBG

About the Australian Plant Image Index, donations and tax incentives.

Conditions and fees for using images from the Australian Plant Image Index or the ANBG's web site.

Search for digital images using Genus (and species).
This searches from over 28,000 photos from the APII that are born-digital or have been digitized.

Search for records of all plant photos using Genus and species (only 50% digitized).
This searches records of over 48,000 plant photos held in the APII, those that are digitized are displayed as thumbnails.

Complex Search for records of all plant photos using a range of criteria (only 50% digitized).
This searches all plant photos held in the APII using a wider range of search criteria, not designed for the general public.

Search for digital images of plant photos by Family
This searches born-digital or digitised images. It uses frames.
An alternative non-frame search by family list is available

Search for digital images by genus.
A long list of Australian genera for which we have digitized photos can be selected from.

Search for non-plants photos using key words (landscapes, animals, national parks etc).
Searches miscellaneous photos held by the ANBG, you must surround each key word with a '%', ie Key Words: %Kakadu%

Other helpful information

Check the correct name of a plant using 'Australian Plant Census (APC)'.
It helps to use the current botanical name of Australian plants, the APC is a consensus list of names and name changes agreed to by the Australian herbaria. Unfortunately only about 80% of the flora has been treated at this stage.

If you only know a common name, this common name database might help.

The Australian Botanical Name Portal provides links to a wealth of information, including other photo sources.

Policymanagement of the image collection from the ANBG Management Plan.

What our ANBG visitors photograph:

View the images on Flickr that visitors have taken in the ANBG.


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