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The Plants for Carnaby’s Search Tool runs as a Lucid3 Java Applet. The software was developed by the Centre for Biological Information Technology at the University of Queensland in Australia as a tool for making interactive taxonomic keys. Visit the Lucidcentral website for more information on Lucid and Lucid3.

Operating System:
Windows 98/ME/NT(SP6a)/2000(SP3)/XP(SP1)/Vista, Windows 7/Macintosh OS X 10.4 or greater, Linux, Solaris (7, 8, 9 or 10).

System Memory:
256MB RAM (512MB or greater recommended).

The search tool will run embedded within a web browser as a Java Applet. Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 1.4.2 (1.5 or greater recommended) must be installed on your computer for the Lucid3 Applet Player to run successfully.

You can download and install the latest JRE version from the Java website at

Web browser:
Java-enabled web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, or Safari.

NOTE: Some web pages attached to items in Lucid3 interactive keys, may be considered pop-ups by some web browsers. If your browser or an add-on application is set to block pop-ups, you may not be able to view all of the content on these pages. Additionally, some web browsers or add-on applications may block "active content" on web pages or interactive keys. Please consult your web browser or add-on application's help file for assistance in disabling pop-up blockers and allowing active content.