Buds shaped like kangaroo paws give this plant its name. It is native to and the official flower of Western Australia. The green flower is on display here, showing off its unique shape. (Olympus E-510 & Zuiko 35mm macro, f/8, 1/40 sec., ISO 400)
This photo appears on the cover and is included inside the book, The Return of the Flowers by John Carr, from the series ‘Discovering Australia; Dreamtime and Beyond’ ISBN: 9781877559990 (Publisher: Wendy Pye Publishing Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand)
Top 10 in “Avatar/Macro Challenge” in Gorgeous Flower Cards group (June 2013)
Featured in Australia at Large (23 October 2012)
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