Commonwealth, States and Territories
Commonwealth of Australia - Golden Wattle - (Acacia pycnantha)
Australian Capital Territory - Royal Bluebell - (Wahlenbergia gloriosa)
New South Wales - Waratah - (Telopea speciosissima)
Northern Territory - Sturt's Desert Rose - (Gossypium sturtianum)
Queensland - Cooktown Orchid - (Dendrobium phalaenopsis)
South Australia - Sturt's Desert Pea - (Swainsona formosa)
Tasmania - Tasmanian Blue Gum - (Eucalyptus globulus)
Victoria - Common Heath - (Epacris impressa)
Western Australia - Red and Green Kangaroo Paw - (Anigozanthos manglesii)
Related information about Australia's floral emblems
The Wattle and the Waratah - sheet music from 1952
Federation Flora - chosen by each state or territory to celebrate 2001.
Photographs and illustrations © Australian National Botanic Gardens
Floral Emblems of the World
A table of national floral emblems, prepared by Reuben C. J. LIM, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore.