Hakea laurina Flowers or Pincushion Hakea
Australia Native Flora
About to burst into the round shaped flower. This is just starting to turn into a red and white coloured flower.. 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).
Featured in: A World Of Eos 28/May/2012
Photo taken in Melbourne, Victoria – Australia
Tamron Macro Lens 90mm
exposure 1/1600 f/- 3.5 iso 100
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