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Firewheel tree flowers - Stenocarpus sinuatus The flowers are arranged into an umbel or wheel shape which gives them an impressive look. <br />
The local parrots love them as there seems to be an abundance of nectar to be had. Australia,Firewheel tree,Geotagged,Stenocarpus sinuatus,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Firewheel tree flowers - Stenocarpus sinuatus

The flowers are arranged into an umbel or wheel shape which gives them an impressive look.
The local parrots love them as there seems to be an abundance of nectar to be had.

    comments (8)

  1. Odd and beautiful! Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you Martha. Posted one year ago
  2. Beautiful! Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you Ferdy. Posted one year ago
  3. Awesome!! Posted one year ago
  4. Don't you just love living in this country?! A wonderful find and image Ernst. Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you Ruth. Posted one year ago
    2. Thank you Ruth. Posted one year ago

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''Stenocarpus sinuatus'', known as the firewheel tree, is an Australian rainforest tree in the Protea family. The range of natural distribution is in various rainforest types from the Nambucca River in New South Wales to the Atherton Tableland in tropical Queensland. However, Stenocarpus sinuatus is widely planted as an ornamental tree in other parts of Australia and in different parts of the world.

Other common names include White Beefwood, Queensland Firewheel Tree, Tulip Flower, White.. more

Similar species: Proteales
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Feb 26, 2019. Captured Feb 25, 2019 17:39 in 59 Admiralty Ave, Tea Gardens NSW 2324, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/790s
  • ISO800
  • 157mm