The general concensus is that the first letter is the genus and the
second is the species, but that only the developers will be able to
interpret them with certainty. Some guesses are that therefore there'll
be some Acacias, Melaleucas, Hakeas, Callistemons and Eucalypts, which
all sound good to me. I was worried they might just fill it with "nice"
non-indigenous plants. I only have part of the plan, so I don't have
Thanks to everyone who reponded,
wrote on Monday, 23 April 2007 10:16
> This is a little off topic, but not completely. Some land is
> being developed behind my house, and I have come into the
> possession of a landscaping plan. I'm interested to know
> what tree species they'll be planting, as they will
> potentially double the number of large trees in the area, and hence
> the birds.
> But the plan only has abbreviations for the species, and
> presumably these are some standard. I'm hoping someone here
> will know what they mean. The labels include: Av. Mn. Hi. Wf. Ca.
> Ai. El. Ay. Pl. Dr.
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