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From 25/6/2020, last reviewed 3/7/2020

​​​Most Parks and Wildlife Service facilities have reopened to the public following the closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Visitors must continue to adhere to physical distancing standards and Public Health regulations​.

Please check the alerts page before planning your visit to ensure that you are aware of any access or restrictions that may still be in place. ​


Pandani (Richea pandanifolia) on Mount Anne, Southwest National Park
Pandani (Richea pandanifolia) on Mount Anne, Southwest National Park (photograph: Luke O'Brien)

Pandani

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Safety alert: COVID-19 Update
From 25/6/2020, last reviewed 3/7/2020

​​​Most Parks and Wildlife Service facilities have reopened to the public following the closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Visitors must continue to adhere to physical distancing standards and Public Health regulations​.

Please check the alerts page before planning your visit to ensure that you are aware of any access or restrictions that may still be in place. ​


​Pandani​

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

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