The blog of a systematic botanist of German origin, now working in Australia. It covers botany, phylogenetics, cladistics, science in general, freethought, and occasionally sillier issues.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Botany picture #198: Stenocarpus sinuatus
Stenocarpus sinuatus (Proteaceae), the Firewheel Tree, in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, just a few days ago. Our non-botanist hosts called it the 'bird tree' because its flowers are apparently very attractive to birds.