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Date of issue: 1996
Designer: Rankin Bevers Design

Plant: Dicksonia antarctica

Family: Dicksoniaceae

Soft Tree-fern
Fern with large trunk to 6m high.
Fronds radiating from apex sometimes 3m long.
Grows in wet mountain gullies.
Occurs in Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas.

Plant: Eucalyptus regnans

Family: Myrtaceae

Mountain Ash
Very large tree to 90m tall.
Smooth bark except at base.
Typical white-cream eucalypt flowers.
Possibly the tallest flowering plant in the world.
Occurs in Victoria and Tasmania.


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