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eucalyptus shedding it's caps

Posted by tinahere (My Page) on
Wed, Sep 28, 05 at 9:08

Saw this little guy while driving so thought I'd stop and have a look!
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the second photo is a pin cushion hakea
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RE: eucalyptus shedding it's caps

I didn't even know they did that, Tina. Thanks for showing it. Great blooms on that Hakea!

~Rosemarie


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RE: eucalyptus shedding it's caps

Yep, lots do. This next one is Eucalyptus macrocarpa.
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but notice how it's stamens pop out straight whereas the first ones stay tucked up and 'wet', kind of like a butterfly when it first emerges I guess!!


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How strange looking! I've never seen anything like it!

Terri


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Stunning color combo on the macrocarpa. Great pics!


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thanks for the comments, yes isn't the world full of wonderful things....colours textures and different forms....pretty cool I reckon!! Tina


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How neat! Thanks for sharing. :-)


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