Anigozanthos manglesii: Red Kangaroo Claw

Anigozanthos is a small genus of Australian plants in the Bloodwort family Haemodoraceae. The 11 species and several subspecies are commonly known as kangaroo paw and catspaw depending on the shape of their flowers.

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Anigozanthos manglesii, commonly known as the Red and Green Kangaroo Paw or Mangles Kangaroo Paw, is a plant species endemic to Western Australia, and the floral emblem of that state.

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Each plant may produce over 350 flowers, on up to 10 long stems, these appear during the summer of the region.

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Photos: Flower Dome, GBTH, Singapore 20120629,  20120704

Source: Wikipedia

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