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Castanospermum australe - Australian Chestnut Flower


Castanospermum australe - Australian Chestnut Flower (Castanospermum australe - Australian Chestnu)

It occurs in rainforest in northern Queensland, Australia from where it extends to New Caledonia and the New Hebrides. It becomes a very large tree eventually and has many of these flowers in Summer. Photo taken at Quail Botanical Garden on August 3, 2010.



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Superb flower..:o)))

9 Aug, 2010

 

Mushybanna:

Thanks! : > )

Actually the flower spike contains many flowers. : > )

9 Aug, 2010

 

That is very beautiful!

9 Aug, 2010

 

Fab colour.

9 Aug, 2010

 

Meanie, Grandmage:

Thanks! : > )

10 Aug, 2010

 

That is gorgeous Andy.......

10 Aug, 2010

 

Milky:

Thanks! : > )

11 Aug, 2010



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