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Horny cone-bush - Isopogon ceratophyllus Unopened flower head. When fully opened it will be a yellow colour. Australia,Fall,Geotagged,Horny cone-bush,Isopogon ceratophyllus Click/tap to enlarge

Horny cone-bush - Isopogon ceratophyllus

Unopened flower head. When fully opened it will be a yellow colour.

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''Isopogon ceratophyllus'', commonly known as the horny cone-bush or wild Irishman, is a plant of the family Proteaceae that is endemic to the coast in Victoria, South Australia and on the Furneaux Group of islands in Tasmania. It is a small woody shrub that grows to 100 cm high with prickly foliage. It is extremely sensitive to dieback from the pathogen ''Phytophthora cinnamomi''

Similar species: Proteales
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Mar 29, 2020. Captured Apr 26, 2017 18:41 in Cox Scrub Conservation Park, Bull Creek Rd, Ashbourne SA 5157, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/9.0
  • 1/2048s
  • ISO3200
  • 100mm