Warm Temperate Rainforest

Victoria has about 9,500 ha of warm temperate rainforest found only in East Gippsland and South Gippsland. This type of rainforest generally grows at lower elevations and in some cases sea level.

A very common canopy tree of warm temperate rainforest is the Lilly Pilly.

EAST Gippsland

The following are photos of Warm Temperate rainforest at Martins Creek. Martins creek is a Rainforest Site of National Significance (No 57). This site is accessable from the Bonang Highway.

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South Gippsland

The following photo's were taken at Lilly Pilly creek in the Wilson's Promontory National Park. Lilly Pilly creek is a rainforest site of regional significance.

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Close up of lilly pilly foliage