Drosera microphylla – Golden Rainbow.
Tiny scarlet centred flower housed in golden sepals, this flower is less than 1.0 cm in diameter. Tops strands of red sticky capsules of the sundew and has amazing shiny golden buds. Native to Western Australia, the Perth variety tends to red, Albany has orange and Esperance white centres. Flowers June to September, found in Serpentine Forest WA
Taken with macro lens and Olympus E520

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Featured in The World as we see it Group 25/11/2012


drosera microphylla, sundew, golden rainbow, kalaryder, wildflowers, carnivorous plant, flowers, western australia, macro

I live in beautiful Western Australia, where we are lucky to a wonderful diversity of wildflowers, many of which appear in my portfolio.

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  • KeepsakesPhotography Michael Rowley
    KeepsakesPhoto...almost 3 years ago

    Jumps out at you, lovely image

  • Thank you. It is very tiny, but most visible in the undergrowth

    – kalaryder

  • Rainy
    Rainyalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture Kala!

  • Thank you very much Rainy

    – kalaryder

  • Qnita
    Qnitaalmost 3 years ago

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 3 years ago

  • Cheers

    – kalaryder

  • Fred Mitchell
    Fred Mitchellalmost 3 years ago

    Very good and excellent commentary.

  • Thank you

    – kalaryder

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppalmost 3 years ago

    Nice capture

  • Thank you Larry for both your welcome and comment

    – kalaryder

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyeralmost 3 years ago

    A little beauty … lovely capture !

  • Thank you, worth getting down with my nose almost to the ground LOL

    – kalaryder

  • Lozzar Flowers & Art
    Lozzar Flowers...almost 3 years ago

    Just so very lovely!

  • Isn’t it just – I have never seen one before and they are very tiny, but catch the eye

    – kalaryder

  • Ian English
    Ian Englishover 2 years ago

    Gorgeous Kala, will have to come over in Spring as I haven’t been at that time. Must be a true spectacle !!

  • Kristina K
    Kristina Kover 2 years ago

    Lovely work :)

  • Thank you

    – kalaryder

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