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Kakadu 2007 New Year - the botanical

Convolvulus Convolvulus Convolvulus

Morning Glory Convolvulus sp.

Calytrix decussata Turkey Bush - Calytrix exstipulata Calytrix sp. Calytrix sp.

Calytrix decussata and Calytrix exstipulata An-barndarr - Turkey bush

Sundew Sundew Sundew Sundew Sundew Sundew

Sundew

Kapok Kapok

An-djedj - Cochloprerum fraseri - Kapok bush

Bloom in the shade

Northern Hyacinth Orchid Northern Hyacinth Orchid

Northern Hyacinth Orchid

Commelina ensifolia

Commelina ensifolia (thanks to Daniel Layton for the ID)

Hollow Tree Tree Bark Tree Bark

Tree Textures

Spinifex

Spinifex

Milky Plum?

Milky Plum/Wild Pear - Persoonia falcata

New shoots of grass

New shoots of grass emerge from a previously scorched mosaic

Water Pandanus fruiting Water Pandanus fruiting Water Pandanus fruiting

An-djimjim - Pandanus aquaticus - Water Pandanus fruiting - the fruits are inedible

Pandanus Pandanus Pandanus Pandanus flowering Pandanus fruiting
Pandanus Pandanus Pandanus Pandanus spiralis Pandanus fruiting Pandanus fruiting

Pandanus

Carpentaria Palm

Carpentaria Palm

Young Grevillea? Grevillea growing from cliff Singed Grevillea? Grevillea

Grevillea

Basket Ferns in a shady spot

Basket Ferns in a shady spot

Wärrkarr - Onion, Robust or Bush lily - about to bloom Wärrkarr - Onion, Robust or Bush lily Wärrkarr - Onion, Robust or Bush lily - seed pods Wärrkarr - Onion, Robust or Bush lily

Wärrkarr - Onion, Robust or Bush lily Crinum angustifolium an annual herb with an onion-like bulb which when crushed forms an antiseptic wash for infected skin.
In the Gayngaru Wetlands the appearence of the pink-white flowers signals that maranydjalk (stingrays) are fat and ready to be hunted.

empty fruit holders green fruit bush green fruit bush

on the left are empty dried fruit holders, on the right are fruits (two different plants) that I thought were Green Plums - but on investigation do not seem to be... but I don't know what they are - can anyone enlighten me?

Aligator river floodplain flower Aligator river floodplain flower Aligator river floodplain flower Aligator river floodplain flower Aligator river floodplain flower Aligator river floodplain flower Aligator river floodplain flower Aligator river floodplain flower Aligator river floodplain flower Aligator river floodplain flower Aligator river floodplain flower Aligator river floodplain flower Aligator river floodplain flower Aligator river floodplain flower Aligator river floodplain flower Aligator river floodplain flower

The above are various flowers from the floodplain below the Kakadu escarpment

Aligator river floodplain flower Aligator river floodplain flower Aligator river floodplain flower

They're like huge seed pods! - They come from another world!

Fungi on burnt wood

current botanical picture count 72

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