Hakea laurina Flowers or Pincushion Hakea
Australia Native Flora
About to burst into the round shape flower. This is before the turn red and white. They are in the Proteaceae family with over 140 species. This includes Grevilleas, Waratahs, Dryandas and Banksias.
The flowers grow on the branch. The leaves of this type of Hakea closely resembles those of the Australian Eucalyptus (Gum Tree).
The addicted photographer 23/May/2012
Banksias & Others 31/May/2012
Photo taken in Melbourne, Victoria – Australia
Tamron Macro Lens 90mm
exposure 1/500 f/- 7.1 iso 100
I use natural and reflected light.
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