Welcome to Beating Around the Bush, wherein we yell about plants

Columnists pride themselves on coming to the heart of the matter, however only for once we’re setting aside the opportunity to wind, with our new arrangement Beating Around the Bush that profiles the great, winsome and peculiar plants of Australia.

Part planting segment, part dispatches from nation, we’re putting the focus on floraphiles’ most loved blossoms, greeneries, ficuses and other vegetation classifications not starting with “f”.

This arrangement is additionally accomplishing something somewhat unique. At The Conversation we feature scholarly mastery, and normally the entirety of our creators must be PhD applicants or above. In any case, learning comes in various structures, and for Beating Around the Bush we’re opening the way to Indigenous Masters understudies.

The plant being referred to must be in the patron’s field of ability (no play on words planned), and the article written in conjunction with a scholastic administrator. It’s a spectacular possibility for early vocation Indigenous scientists to celebrate (and nerd out finished) our regular fortunes.

Read the primary portion, an affection letter to the Bunya pine, or connect at batb@theconversation.edu.au to tell us about a specific plant we ought to take a gander at. Upbeat bushwhacking!

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