Plant and Animal Names - Coastal Plants

Click on the picture or name for more information on each item.

Most of the information on these plants was sourced from: Bush Tucker Plants of the South West, Daw, B., Walley, T. & Keighery, G.  

Click on the first sound file in the right hand column of the table hear all of the Nyungar words, one after the other.

Pigface

click to play sound Bain

Blackboy

click to play sound Balga

Bloodroots

click to play sound Born or mardja

Orchids

click to play sound Djubak

Sandalwood

click to play sound Djuk; also weelarra, waang

Zamia

click to play sound Jeeriji

Milkmaids

click to play sound Kara

Coastal Sword Sedge

click to play sound Kerbein

Bulrushes

click to play sound Yangeti

Swamp Paperbark

click to play sound Yowarl