Flora in the World of Deltora
General information

Flora and habitats


A vast range of flora grows in the World of Deltora, varying greatly from place to place depending on climate and conditions.


In the World of Deltora there are several distinct habitats, each suitable for different species and variations of plants.

Forests of SilenceEdit

The Forests of Silence is home to a vast range of fauna, which are all densely packed into the area together with the other organisms that live there.[1]

Fell ZoneEdit

Due to its vastness and good source of water, the Fell Zone is home to a large number of plants, which have grown and developed for centuries.[2]

List of floraEdit


  • Apple — Sweet fruit.[3]
  • Berry — Small, sweet fruit grown on bushes.[4]
  • Brighteyes — Creeping, small-leaved plant that grows well along the River Broad. The leaves, when dried, crushed and soaked in cold tea, make a comforting dressing for blisters.[1]
  • Celery — Thin, stringy vegetable that grows wild.[1]
  • Corn — Vegetable used to make Corn Cake.
  • Blood Lily — A red flower with long, scarlet petals. Found only on Blood Lily Island.[1]
  • Boolong tree — Large tree that grow along Dread Mountain. Main food source of the Kin.[5]
  • Coffin Tree — Flowering tree with orchid-like blooms and small woody pods.
  • Fern — Short plant with leafy fronds.
  • Fool's Lawn — Type of waterweed that mimics grass.
  • Garlic — A clove is carried by the Mere as a defence against illness.
  • Grass — Green grass that covers hillsides and most of the island.[1]
  • Gripper — Massive carnivorous weed found in Diamond territory.[1]

    The Lilies of Life bloom only very rarely.

  • Green moss — Healing moss found on Dread Mountain.[5]
  • Lilies of Life — Magic golden lilies whose nectar can heal fatal wounds.[3]
  • Moss — Green plant eaten by Muddlets.[6]
  • Mushroom — Small fungus that grows among grass.[7]
  • Onion — Small round vegetable.[8]
  • Pumpkin — Fruit commonly roasted.
  • Scarlet Night — Red poisonous fungus that sometimes grows on walls of caves.[1]
  • Sleeper Tree — Fruit-bearing tree found in End Wood that causes the victim to sleep if eaten.[9]
  • Sunray — A carnivorous plant with long, fleshy leaves that grows in the Forests of Silence.
  • Sweetplum — A common plant found on the Painted Plain with sweet smelling fruits.
  • Thistle — Purple flowering plant.[8]
  • Traveller's WeedCommon plant found throughout Ruby territory. Has a slight peppermint taste when eaten raw and helps with digestion.
  • Violet — Sweet-smelling flower that blooms in spring along the banks of the River Tor[1] and River Del.[3]


  • Bell tree — A fruit-bearing tree with yellow bells and green fruit.[2]
  • Fern — Flowerless plant with leafy fronds.
  • Honey hedge — A hedge grown in Weld that is popular with bees.
  • MyrmonYellow flower whose centre is able to be used as a sedative.[10]
  • Weld tree — A tree from Weld contained in a clay pot, pruned to the proper size each year.[2]
  • Tarny

Maris Edit

Two Moons Edit


  • Vine — Long, climbing plant.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Rodda, Emily. Secrets of Deltora. Scholastic Australia. 2008.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Rodda, Emily. The Golden Door. Scholastic Australia. 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Rodda, Emily. The Forests of Silence. Scholastic Australia. 2000.
  4. Rodda, Emily. City of the Rats. Scholastic Australia. 2001.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Rodda, Emily. Dread Mountain. Scholastic Australia. 2001.
  6. Rodda, Emily. The Deltora Book of Monsters. Scholastic Australia. 2001.
  7. Rodda, Emily. Tales of Deltora. Scholastic Australia. 2005.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Rodda, Emily. The Lake of Tears. Scholastic Australia. 2001.
  9. Rodda, Emily. Dragon's Nest. Scholastic Australia. 2004.
  10. Rodda, Emily. The Third Door. Scholastic Australia. 2013.

See alsoEdit

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