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Flowering Gum Trees...beautiful It is native to a very small area of south coastal Western Australia (measured in just tens of kilometres) to the east of Walpole (430 km Southeast of Perth), but is not considered under threat in the wild.
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The Waratah which is the name given it by the local Aborigines has the scientific name Telopea speciosissima. "Telopea" from the Greek means "seen from afar" and "speciosissima" from Latin means handsome. Both are appropriate names. It grows wild along the eastern seaboard of New South Wales, Australia in sandy well drained soil.
f. Australian Wild Gum Blossom
Australian Wild Gum Blossom. “Gum Tree” is the most common name for the 500 kinds of Australian Eucalyptus. They vary from forest giants to low straggling shrubs. First mentioned by Sir Joseph Banks in 1770, when he wrote of a tree having gum exudations, similar to an exotic plant he knew. The term “Gum Tree” is now usually reserved to those eucalyptus with smooth bark.
Waratah 4 - Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
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Hakea francisiana (Syn - Hakea coriacea) - Cork Tree, Bottlebrush Hakea, Pink Spike Hakea
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Leucospermum 'Yellow Bird' • Australian Native Plants • Plants • 800.701.6517
Leucospermum 'Yellow Bird' part of the Proteaceae family with Yellow flowers flowering in Spring - early summer avaliable from Australian Native Plants located in Ventura, CA