Included here is the area that mainly equates to Queensland in eastern Australia (including the Great Dividing Range) and extending from eastern parts of the Cape York Peninsula south to the north coast of New South Wales.
Of the endemic and near endemic vascular plants so far recorded there are about 2421 species in 635 genera and 163 families. There are 99 endemic or near endemic genera (marked red) and a further 101 (in bold) endemic to Australia. There are 2 endemic families (Austrobaileyaceae and Doryanthaceae) and the families Boryaceae and Gyrostemonaceae are endemic to Australia, Eupomatiaceae is confined to New Guinea and Eastern Australia, and Stylidiaceae is mostly endemic to Australia and New Zealand.
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