The pandani is the world’s tallest heath plant and a distinctive example of Tasmania's endemic plants. Found only in Tasmania's alpine areas and wet forest mountains, the pandani can range in size from a small shrub up to a 12 metre tree. Its tough, serrated leaves can be up to 1 metre in length. Its unusual appearance can make you feel like you have stepped onto another planet.
Common name: Pandani
Scientific name: Richea pandanifolia