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Stenocarpus sinuatus, known as the Firewheel Tree is an Australian rainforest tree in the Protea family.
Photo taken at Paterson River, Paterson, Australia.
Fuji Finepix S100fs
Views 2,149, Favs 42 – 17 March, 2013
flower, firewheel tree, australian native
Got the bug!Am I obsessive?Camera shutter worn out!Computer suffering overload!Did I take another 500 photos today?Back up falling behind? :(Can’t decide what to upload?Yes that’s me!
Just Gorgeous Mum!!! ;)Kiri:)
Thanks my sweet! :)
– Gabrielle Lees
Thanks so much Rita! :)
I see what you mean when you say Birds are out and Flowers are in. An interesting shot Gabe.
Thanks so much Alwyn, I only said that because all my bird shots lately are either too grainy or too dark in the tree, it’s driving me nuts. I think Kiri’s camera is better suited to birds than mine. I don’t know, this camera likes flowers and sunsets! I think I should ask my camera what subject to choose! LOL! Kidding!
Gorgeous capture, what a cool bloom
Hi Kathy, thanks buddy! :) Yes I first saw this tree this time last year, it’s such a pretty tree, the flowers are so amazing, they keep changing form and colour. I just have to get one of these trees and today I found another discovery, there was mature seed pods with seed still in them. I’ve brought some home, so hopefully on my propagating tables I might be able to raise some seedlings. Wish me luck! :) Another great thing about this tree is it brings in all the honeyeater birds. It’s full of life! :)
Thanks so much Linda! :)
Stunning capture Gabe. I have always wondered what they look like.
Awwh Gabrielle, they are such a beautiful tree, I first noticed them last year and had to get one, no one had them in the nursery. Today was my lucky day. I found some seed pods with seed so I’ve collected a few to try and propagate! :)
I know this tree grows just up the road, so here’s hoping! :)
Awwh thanks so much! :)
A fantastic shot of this flower. Well done.Cheers, Greg
Thanks so much Greg! :)
A great photo of a fascinating flower. Very nice.
Hi Michael, thanks so much for the lovely comment you left on my flower photo! :)
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