Banksia Attenuata (Candle Banksia) - The Bud by Elaine Teague
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_ Canon 450D (Canon lens 18-55mm)_
Taken in Albany, Western Australia.
Possibly the most ancient living banksia species in the South West of Western Australia – fossilised cones have been dated as 18 million years old. Banksia attenuata is long lived – up to 300 years old. It can also hold viable seed in its cones for many years – up to 12 years has been recorded.
Source: Porteous Park

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  • Elaine Teague
    Elaine Teagueabout 3 years ago

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKabout 3 years ago

    WOWzer Elaine. What a stunning plant that I’ve never seen before.

  • Indigenous to Australia Don. Banksias come in all sorts of varieties and colours. Thanks for the comment and the fave.

    – Elaine Teague

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...about 3 years ago

    A wonderful capture dear Elaine.x

  • Thanks Catherine.

    – Elaine Teague

  • HG. QualityPhotography
    HG. QualityPho...about 3 years ago

    Instant Fav Elaine. Wonderful capture

  • Thank you Hans and for the fave.

    – Elaine Teague

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 3 years ago

  • Pretty much my thoughts too when I saw this on my monitor, but I wanted the real thing, as is. Maybe at a later date I’ll do something like that with it.

    – Elaine Teague

  • Touchofeden
    Touchofedenabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful shot ! but i have to say i really would like to take a little set of this goggly eyes and stick on the top and make a little face out of that profile :)

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderalmost 3 years ago

    Lovely capture, what a cute top this one has

  • Like a little beak. LOL!

    – Elaine Teague

  • MotherNature
    MotherNatureover 2 years ago

    This is such an interesting plant – love the way it blooms:>) Congratulations on placing in the top 10 in the Going Green challenge! FAVE

  • Thanks so much for your kind comment and fave.

    – Elaine Teague

  • Robyn Carter
    Robyn Carteralmost 2 years ago

  • kalaryder
    kalaryder7 months ago

    Strange Shapes Challenge

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