07 September 2008

Spikey Flower

It's between the tree kangaroo and the masked lapwing, so definitely from the Australasian pavilion, and thus likely tropical. Beyond that, I wot me not entire.


Anonymous said...

it's a melaleuca, indeed endemic to australia. in california i've heard them called "bottlebrush" bush / tree.

Graydon said...

Thank you!

The breadth and catholicity of your botanical knowledge never ceases to amaze.