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South African Flora
The Flora of South Africa is popular all around the world and these South African plants -- Leucospermums, Proteas, Aloes and Strelitzias were a feature of the original design of the Botanic Garden in Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia. Nine additional photos taken in the African Savannah Area of Perth Zoo added to album.
Album by gladysclancy. Photos by Gladys. 1 - 45 of 45 Total. 17 Visits.
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Pincushion Protea
Proteaceae: Leucospermum cuneiforme

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Rocket Pincushion
Proteaceae: Leucospermum reflexum

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Bird of Paradise
Strelitzia reginae

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Aloe
Aloaceae: Aloe hybrid

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Hottentots Fig or Sour Fig
Mesembryanthemaceae: Carpobrotus

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Hottentots Fig or Sour Fig
Mesembryanthemaceae: Carpobrotus

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South African Flora in Kings Park

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Information Plaque at Kings Park

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Proteaceae comparison
Resemblance of South African Protea and Australian Banksia baxteri at Kings Park.

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Pincushion Protea
Proteaceae: Leucospermum cuneiforme

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Pincushion Protea
Proteaceae: Leucospermum cuneiforme

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Pinchushion Protea
Proteaceae: Leucospermum cuneiforme

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Twin Buds of Pincushion Protea
Proteaceae: Leucospermum cuneiforme

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Partially opened Protea flower
Proteaceae: Leucospermum cuneiforme

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Twin flowers of Pincushion Protea
Proteaceae: Leucospermum cuneiforme

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Rocket Pincushion
Proteaceae: Leucospermum reflexum

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Rocket Pincushion
Proteaceae: Leucospermum reflexum

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Rocket Pincushion
Proteaceae: Leucospermum reflexum

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Aloe
Aloaceae: Aloe hybrid

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Aloe
Aloaceae: Aloe hybrid

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Aloe
Aloaceae: Aloe hybrid

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Bird of Paradise
Strelitzia reginae

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Bird of Paradise
Strelitzia reginae

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Bird of Paradise
Strelitzia reginae

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Aloe
Aloaceae: Aloe hybrid

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Aloe
Aloaceae: Aloe hybrid

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Aloe
Aloaceae: Aloe hybrid

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Pincushion Protea
Proteaceae: Leucospermum cuneiforme

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Rocket Pincushion
Proteaceae: Leucospermum reflexum

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Pincushion Protea
Proteaceae: Leucospermum cuneiforme

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Hottentots Fig or Sour Fig
Mesembryanthemaceae: Carpobrotus

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Bird of Paradise
Strelitzia reginae

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Hottentots Fig or Sour Fig
Mesembryanthemaceae: Carpobrotus

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Pincushion Protea
Proteaceae: Leucospermum cuneiforme

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Traveller's Tree
Strelitziaceae: Ravenala madagascariensis.  Water held in the base of old leaves has saved thirsty travellers and given this tree its common name.

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Garden of South African Flora
Kings Park Botanic Gardens.

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African Flora in African Savannah Area, Perth Zoo
Ochna species. This plant has beautiful fragrant yellow flowers in spring and very attractive fruits.

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African Flora in African Savannah Area, Perth Zoo
Ochna species, known as Mickey Mouse Plant, Bird's Eye Bush, or Carnival Bush.

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African Flora in African Savannah Area, Perth Zoo
Ochna species. This plant has beautiful fragrant yellow flowers in spring and very attractive fruits.

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African Flora in African Savannah Area, Perth Zoo
Ochna species. Fruits are shiny black and berry-like, suspended below bright-red sepals in a way that resembles the face of Mickey Mouse, hence the common name Mickey Mouse bush.

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African Flora in African Savannah Area, Perth Zoo
Ochna species. This plant has beautiful fragrant yellow flowers in spring) and very attractive fruits. These are shiny black and berry-like, suspended below bright-red sepals in a way that resembles the face of Mickey Mouse, hence the common name Mickey Mouse bush. The flowers are attractive to bees and butterflies. The ripe fruits are eaten by birds. Leaves with sharp teeth are long and narrow

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African Flora in African Savannah Area, Perth Zoo
Fruit of the Ochna species. The ripe fruits are eaten by birds.

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African Flora in African Savannah Area, Perth Zoo
Sharp Thorns!

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African Flora in African Savannah Area, Perth Zoo
Yet to be identified.

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African Flora in African Savannah Area, Perth Zoo
Yet to be identified.

   
 
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