Wayne L. Lyons

Aroid Enthusiast & Collector

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Xperience the beauty of Araceae (Aroids) growing to maturity in high temperature and humidity at subTropical Exotics is conveniently located at Wongawallan.

A rural locality off Mount Tamborine Oxenford Road. A pleasant drive approximately 60 km from Brisbane and 40 km from the Gold Coast.

Mass of Aroids (Araceae a family of monocotyledonous flowering plants) in the subTropical Exotics Araceae Cloud Forest in high temperature and humidity.


Our goal was to create artificial environment high in humidity by introducing fogging that is often visible in cloud forests, to provide milder ambient temperatures in for our aroid collection similar to a natural cloud forest to slow the evaporation process.

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