Families of Flowering Plants of Australia

An identification and information package for all of the plant families, native and naturalised, in Australia.

Families of Flowering Plants of Australia: An Interactive Identification Guide (Revised Edition) is an identification and information package for all of the plant families, native and naturalised, in Australia. It enables the user to: quickly and easily identify a plant to family level; learn about Australia's plant families from text descriptions and notes; and view more than 1,500 full-colour photographs or drawings of representative species.

The new browser in this version interface enables quick access to the rich stores of information or to the identification key, using the latest web-integrated Lucid Player.

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This product has been updated to Lucid version 3.5.

Families of Flowering Plants of Australia: An Interactive Identification Guide (Revised Edition) is an identification and information package for all of the plant families, native and naturalised, in Australia. It enables the user to: quickly and easily identify a plant to family level; learn about Australia's plant families from text descriptions and notes; and view more than 1,500 full-colour photographs or drawings of representative species.

The new browser in this version interface enables quick access to the rich stores of information or to the identification key, using the latest web-integrated Lucid Player.

For instructions on the use of the USB Flash Drive please view PDF Instructions

This software is for personal use only.

For site licences please contact: publishing.sales@csiro.au or call 1300 788 000. Software remains a property of Lucid. Lucid is a trademark of the University of Queensland.

For queries contact http://www.lucidcentral.com/

Features

  • Quick and easy identification of the family to which any plant, whether native or naturalised, from anywhere in Australia or the Australian Island Territories, belongs
  • Full or diagnostic descriptions of Australia's plant families, lists of genera and other notes on all families
  • Over 1500 full-colour photographs or drawings showing representative species from all families
  • Easy hyperlinked navigation between related families
  • An illustrated glossary of terms is provided to assist with use of the guide
System Requirements
  • Operating system: Windows 2000/XP/7, Mac OSX, Linux, Solaris
  • System memory: 256MB RAM (512MB or greater recommended)
  • Screen Resolution: Minimum of 1024 x 768 pixels
  • Web browser: Java-enabled web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome or Safari.
NOTE: Web pages such as fact sheets attached to items in Lucid v3.5 interactive key matrices may be considered pop-ups by certain browsers (such as Internet Explorer (IE) when clicked on by users. If your browser blocks these popups, in your browser's internet settings you should allow pop-ups for this Lucid tool. Additionally, Internet Explorer may block "active content" on web pages or interactive keys. To allow active content, in Internet Explorer, under Tools, Internet Options, Advanced tab, Security category, the box next to the setting: "Allow active content to run in files on My Computer" should be checked.

The Lucid3 interactive key "" will run embedded within a web browser as a Java applet. Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 1.5 or greater must be installed on your computer for the Lucid3 Applet Player to run successfully.

Java information You can install the Java Runtime Environment provided on the CD ROM found under the 'java' folder. Alternatively you can download and install the latest Java Runtime Environment version from the Java website at: http://www.java.com (free download).

Note to Macintosh users: OSX comes pre-installed with the JRE and is accessible using Safari. Ensure you have the latest version of JRE by running the software update utility. The instructions would simply be to open that start webpage.

For more information on the Lucid Player, contact Lucidcentral.com.