australia

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dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived Abo , Aboriginal , Aborigine , Australian Aborigine , native Australian
flower of southwestern Australia having bright pink daisylike papery flowers; grown for drying Acroclinium roseum , pink-and-white everlasting , pink paper daisy
genus of herbs and shrubs of Australia and South Africa: everlasting flower; most species usually placed in genus Helipterum Acroclinium , genus Acroclinium
prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australia; heavily armed with recurved thorns and having sensitive soft grey-green leaflets that fold and droop at night or when touched or cooled action plant , humble plant , live-and-die , Mimosa pudica , sensitive plant , shame plant , touch-me-not
state capital of South Australia Adelaide
costal region of Antarctica south of Australia; noted for its large colonies of penguins Adelie Coast , Adelie Land , Terre Adelie
floating aquatic carnivorous perennial of central and southern Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia having whorls of 6 to 9 leaves ending in hinged lobes for capturing e.g. water fleas Aldrovanda vesiculosa , waterwheel plant
black megapode of wooded regions of Australia and New Guinea Alectura lathami , brush turkey
small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California almond , Amygdalus communis , Prunus amygdalus , Prunus dulcis , sweet almond
perennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australia and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes Alpinia , genus Alpinia , genus Languas , genus Zerumbet
genus of low herbs of tropical America and Australia; includes genus Telanthera Alternanthera , genus Alternanthera
sedgelike spring-flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia Anigozanthus manglesii , Australian sword lily , kangaroo's-foot , kangaroo's paw , kangaroo-foot plant , kangaroo paw
burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to Australia anteater , echidna , spiny anteater
part of the western Pacific Ocean north of Australia and south of New Guinea and the eastern islands of Indonesia Arafura Sea
pine of Australia and New Guinea; yields a valuable light even-textured wood Araucaria cunninghamii , hoop pine , Moreton Bay pine
evergreen of Australia and Norfolk Island in the South Pacific Araucaria excelsa , Araucaria heterophylla , norfolk island pine
tall evergreen cone-bearing trees of South America and Australia with broad leathery leaves; in some classifications included in the Pinaceae Araucariaceae , araucaria family , family Araucariaceae
any of several small freshwater fishes that catch insects by squirting water at them and knocking them into the water; found in Indonesia and Australia archerfish , Toxotes jaculatrix
common arctic turnstone that winters in South America and Australia Arenaria interpres , ruddy turnstone
woody climbers of tropical Asia to Australia Argyreia , genus Argyreia
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