Friday, July 13, 2012

Kamay Botany Bay National Park. 19th July 2012

Cabbage Palm  -   Livistona australis
Botany Bay, the first landing place in Australia by the British in April 1770 was named because of the large variety of new plants found there by the ship's botanist Joseph Banks (who the Banksia's are named after).
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Dillwynia sp.

Woollsia  -  Woollsia pungens

Epacris sp.

Old Man Banksia  -  Banksia serrata

Ants feeding on the nectar overflow on Banksia. I didn't see
the ants until the photo was cropped.

Seed capsule of the Woody Pear  -
 Xylomelum pyriforme.

Pine Heath  -  Astroloma pinifolium
Purple Twining Pea  - 
Hardenbergia violacea
Lomandra sp. growing in fork of a Scribbly Gum  -  Eucalyptus haemastoma. 
Not sure, one of the peas.
Red Bloodwood flower  -  Corymbia (Eucalyptus) gummifera.
Fruits of Broad-leaf Geebung  -  Persoonia levis
Four Acacias. T/L  Sydney Golden Wattle  -  A. longifolia
T/R  not sure
B/L  Sweet Wattle  -  A.suaveolens
B/R  Sunshine Wattle  -  A. terminalis 

Coastal Rosemary  -  Westringia fruticosa

Wax Flower  -  Eriostemon sp.

Pigface  -  Carpobrotus glaucescens

Coast Banksia  -  Banksia integrifolia
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Fuchsia Heath  -  Epacris longiflora

And of course, whales.

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