Botanical Flower Names List

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Botanical Flower Names

Here you will find cut flowers and foliages available in Australia, listed alphabetically by botanical (Latin or scientific) name. Their common name is listed alongside, where that is different to the botanical flower name.

If you are looking for a list of common names for Australian flowers and foliages, they are listed here.

Find out more about how and why plants have botanical names.

botanic

A

Acacia

Acacia

Acacia melanoxylon

Acacia merinthophora

Acacia merinthophora

Achillea

Aconitum

Acroclinium

Actinotus

Adenanthos

Aeonium

Agapanthus

Ageratum

Ageratum

Allium

Alpinia

Alpinia

Alstroemeria

Alstroemeria

Amaranthus

Ammi majus

Anigozanthos

Anigozanthos flavidus

Anopterus

Antirrhinum

Aphelandra

Asparagus densiflorus

Asparagus retrofractus

Asparagus setaceus

Asparagus virgatus

Aspidistra

Asplenium

Aster

B

Baloskion

Baloskion

Banksia attenuata

Banksia attenuata

Banksia attenuata

Banksia baxteri

Banksia baxteri

Banksia burdettii

Banksia burdettii

Banksia coccinea

Banksia coccinea

Banksia coccinea

Banksia hookeriana

Banksia menziesii

Banksia menziesii

Banksia menziesii

Banksia menziesii

Banksia menziesii

Banksia menziesii

Banksia plagiocarpa

Banksia plagiocarpa

Banksia prionotes

Banksia prionotes

Banksia prionotes

Banksia sceptrum

Banksia speciosa

Banksia speciosa

Banksia speciosa

Banksia speciosa

Banksia victoriae

Beaufortia

Beaufortia

Begonia

Berzelia 

Berzelia lanuginosa

Blandfordia

Boronia heterophylla

Boronia heterophylla

Boronia megastigma

Boronia pinnata

Bowenia

Bracteantha

Brunia

Brunia

Buddleja

Buddleja

C

Caladium

Calamagrostis

Calendula

Callistemon

Callistephus

Calochlaena

Calochlaena

Calochlaena

Campanula

Campanula

Caryota

Caryota

Cattleya

Caustis blakei

Caustis recurvata

Caustis recurvata

Celosia cristata

Celosia cristata

Centaurea

Ceratopetalum

Ceratopetalum

Chamaedorea

Chamaelaucium

Chamelaucium

Cheiranthus

Chordospartium

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Clarkia

Cleome

Conospermum

Consolida

Correa

Cotinus

Craspedia

Craspedia

Craspedia

Crocosmia

Crowea angustifolia

Crowea exalata

Cycas

Cynara

D

Dasypogon

Dasypogon

Dianthus

Dianthus

Dianthus

Dianthus

Dianthus barbatus

Dianthus barbatus

Dicranopteris

Dicranopteris

Dicranopteris

Doryanthes

Doryanthes excelsa

Dryandra formosa

Dryandra formosa

Dryandra polycephala

Dryandra quercifolia

Dypsis lutescens

Dypsis lutescens

Dypsis lutescens

E

Echinacea

Echinops

Emilia

Epacris longiflora

Eremophila

Erica

Erica

Eriostemon

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus forrestiana

Eucalyptus perriniana

Eucalyptus tetragona

Eucalyptus tetragona

Eucalyptus tetragona

Eupatorium

Euphorbia pulcherrima

Eustoma

G

Galliardia

Galtonia

Gaultheria

Gaultheria

Geleznowia

Gerbera

Gilia capitata

Gleichenia

Gleichenia

Gloriosa

Gomphrena

Grevillea

Gypsophila

Gypsophila

H

Helianthus

Helicona rostrata

Heliconia

Heliconia

Hippeastrum

Howea

Hypericum

IJK

Iberis

Isopogon

Ixia

Ixodia

Ixodia

Jasminum

Kniphofia

Kniphofia

L

Lathyrus

Laurus nobilis

Lavandula

Leonotis leonurus

Leonotis leonurus

Lepidosperma

Lepidosperma

Lepirona

Lepirona

Leptospermum

Leucadendron

Leucadendron

Leucadendron

Leucadendron

Leucadendron

Leucadendron

Leucadendron conicum

Leucadendron discolor

Leucadendron laureolum

Leucadendron laureolum

Leucadendron tinctum

Leucanthemum

Leucospermum

Leucospermum

Leucospermum

Leucospermum reflexum

Leucospermum reflexum

Leucospermum reflexum

Liatris

Licuala

Lilium

Lilium

Lilium

Lilium longiflorum

Lilium longiflorum

Lilium longiflorum

Limonium

Limonium

Limonium

Linum

Livistona

Livistona

Lomandra

Lomandra

M

Macropidia fuliginosa

Malus

Malus

Matricaria

Matthiola

Melaleuca

Melaleuca

Miscanthus sinensis

Miscanthus sinensis

Moluccella

Moluccella

Moluccella

Monstera

Myosotis

N

Narcissus

Narcissus

Narcissus

Narcissus

Nelumbo

Nephrolepis

Nigella

Nymphaea

O

Oncidium

Ozothamnus

Ozothamnus

Ozothamnus

P

Paeonia

Paeonia

Papaver

Papaver nudicaule

Persoonia

Persoonia longifolia

Persoonia longifolia

Persoonia virgata

Persoonia virgata

Persoonia virgata

Phalaenopsis

Philodendron

Philodendron bipinnatifidum

Phlomis

Phormium

Physalis

Pieris

Pimelea

Pimelea

Pimelea nivea

Pimelea nivea

Pimelea physodes

Pinus

Pinus

Pinus

Pittosporum

Pittosporum eugeniodes

Pittosporum eugeniodes

Podocarpus

Polianthes

Polypodium

Polyscias

Prostanthera

Protea

Protea

Protea cynaroides

Protea cynaroides

Protea magnifica

Protea magnifica

Protea magnifica

Protea repens

Ptilothrix

Ptilotus exaltatus

Ptilotus exaltatus

Ptilotus exaltatus

Ptilotus exaltatus

Ptilotus obovatus

Ptilotus obovatus

Pycnosorus

Pycnosorus

Pycnosorus

S

Salix

Salix caprea

Salvia

Sandersonia

Sansevieria

Sansevieria

Scabiosa

Schoenus

Scholtzia involucrata

Senecio

Serruria

Sinningia

Solidago

Spathiphyllum

Stenocarpus

Stenocarpus

Stenocarpus

Sticherus

Sticherus

Stipa

Stirlingia

Strelitzia

Strelizia

Syringa

T

Taxandria juniperina

Taxandria juniperina

Taxandria juniperina

Taxandria parviceps

Tecoma

Telopea

Telopea truncata

Thryptomene

Thryptomene

Tigridia

Tristellateia

Triteleia

Triteleia

VW

Verbascum

Verticordia eriocephala

Verticordia eriocephala

Verticordia grandis

Verticordia nitens

Verticordia plumosa

Verticordia plumosa

Viola

Viola x wittrockiana

Westringia

XYZ

Xanthorrhoea

Xanthorrhoea

Xanthorrhoea

Xanthorrhoea

Xanthorrhoea

Xylomelum angustifolium

Xylomelum occidentale

Zantedeschia

Zantedeschia

Zantedeschia

Zauschneria

Zingiber

Zingiber macradenia

Zingiber spectabile

Zingiber zerumbet

 

common

A

wattle

mimosa

blackwood

twisted wattle

zigzag wattle

yarrow

monkshood

paper daisy

flannel flower

woollybush

pinwheel

Nile lily

floss flower

pussyfoot

onion flower

pink ginger

shell ginger

Ulster Mary

Peru lily

love lies bleeding

Queen Anne’s lace

kangaroo paw

kangaroo paw red/green

native laurel

snapdragon

zebra plant

foxtail fern

ming fern

asparagus fern

tiki fern

cast iron plant

maidenhair fern

Easter daisy

B

bronze rush

dingo fern

candlestick banksia

coast banksia

slender banksia

Baxter’s banksia

birdsnest banksia

Burdett’s banksia

golden acorn banksia

Albany banksia

scarlet banksia

waratah banksia

Hooker’s banksia

flame banksia

firewheel banksia

firewood banksia

portwine banksia

strawberry banksia

Raspberry Frost banksia

Dallachy’s banksia

Hinchinbrook banksia

acorn banksia

golden banksia

Orange Frost banksia

sceptre banksia

green banksia

Mint Julep banksia

rickrack banksia

showy banksia

woolly orange banksia

flameflower

swamp bottlebrush

begonia

kolkol

baubles

Christmas bells

kalgan

red boronia

brown boronia

pink boronia

Byfield fern

everlasting daisy

coffeebush

stompies

buddleia

butterfly bush

C

angel wings

reed grass

marigold

bottlebrush

Chinese aster

ground fern

rainbow fern

soft bracken

bellflower

Canterbury bell

fishtail palm

butterfly palm

corsage orchid

koala fern

curly sedge

goanna claw

brain flower

cockscomb

cornflower

Christmas bush

festival bush

bamboo palm

waxflower

Geraldton wax

wallflower

broom

chrysie

daisy

disbud

santini

godetia

spider flower

smokebush

larkspur

native fuchsia

smokebush

batchelors buttons

Billy buttons

drumsticks

montbretia

narrowleaf crowea

small crowea

cycad palm

artichoke

D

drumsticks

pineapple bush

carnation

piccolo

pixie

sim

gypsy

sweet William

tangle fern

uluhe

umbrella fern

globe lily

gymea lily

golden emperor

showy dryandra

manyheaded dryandra

oakleaf dryandra

areca palm

golden cane

butterfly palm

E

coneflower

globe thistle

tassel flower

fuchsia heath

emu bush

heath

heather

pink waxflower

blue gum

gum

fuchsia gum

spinning gum

mealy gum

tallerack

white marlock

misty

poinsettia

lisianthus

G

blanket flower

summer hyacinth

salal

gogo

yellow bells

germini

Queen Anne’s lace

coral fern

seastar fern

flame lily

globe amaranth

spider flower

baby’s breath

gyp

H

sunflower

hanging heliconia

lobster claw

crab claw

amaryllis

kentia palm

St Johns wort

IJK

candytuft

rose coneflower

corn lily

SA daisy

South Australian daisy

jasmine

pokers

red hot pokers

L

sweet pea

laurel

lavender

lion’s tail

wild dagga

billabong reed

pith saw sedge

didgery sticks

puzzle sticks

tea tree

Inca Gold

Jubilee Crown

Katie’s Blush

leucadendron

Safari Sunset

Silvan

Garden Route conebush

Piketburg conebush

golden conebush

yellow tulip

rose cocade

shasta daisy

cordifolium

High Gold

pincushion

skyrocket

rocket pincushion

reflexum

liatris

fan palm

Asiatic lily

Oriental lily

tiger lily

longi

November lily

Christmas lily

emile

misty

statice

flax

Queen palm

cabbage palm

honey reed

typha

M

kangaroo paw black

apple blossom

crabapple

chamomile

stock

ti tree

honey myrtle

China grass

T grass

molucca balm

bells of Ireland

Irish bells

Swiss cheese

forget-me-not

N

daffodil

Erlicheer

jonquil

paperwhite

lotus

Boston fern

love in a mist

water lily

O

Singapore Orchid

devil’s rice

rice flower

sago flower

P

peony

peony rose

poppy

Iceland poppy

cherry bush

barker bush

long leaf geebung

sapphire bush

small leaf geebung

snottygobble

moth orchid

xanadu

selloum

Jerusalem sage

New Zealand flax

Chinese lantern

andromeda

rice flower

yellow rice flower

bushmans bootlace

cotton bush

qualup bells

flat pine

golden pine

pine

pitto

eugionedes

lemonwood

emu grass

tuberose

leather fern

ming aralia

mintbush

Pink Ice

sugarbush

giant protea

King protea

bearded protea

queen protea

woolly protea

repens

wombat grass

foxtail

lambstail

mulla-mulla

pussytail

cotton bush

smokebush

batchelors buttons

Billy buttons

drumsticks

S

willow

pussy willow

sage

Chinese lantern

lucky plant

mother in law’s tongue

scabious

flexigrass

spiked scholtzia

dusty miller

blushing bride

gloxinia

asterlutea

peace lily

firewheel

forest lace

silky oak

fan fern

umbrella fern

spear grass

blue boy

bird of paradise

bird of paradise

lilac

T

Australian cedar

juniper myrtle

swamp wattle

tea tree

yellow bells

waratah

Tasmanian waratah

calycina

laceflower

tiger flower

spray of gold

brodiea

Queen Fabiola lily

VW

mullein

cauliflower

lambswool

featherflower

morrison

narrow petalled featherflower

plumed featherflower

violet

pansy

coast rosemary

XYZ

grass tree spears

kangaroo  grass

kangaroo tails

spear grass

steel grass

woody pear

holly oak

arum lily

calla

Green Goddess

california fuchsia

ginger

chocolate ginger

beehive ginger

shampoo ginger

 

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