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Waratah

Telopea speciosissima

Telopea speciosissima
Waratah
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Waratah Telopea speciosissima
Waratah (Telopea speciosissima)

The best known of the genus, Telopea speciosissima is an erect slender shrub growing up to 3 m high in the wild.

Leaves:
the leaves are obovate to spoon-shaped, 8-25 cm long to 6 cm wide, leathery, strongly veined appearance, with toothed like edge.

Flower:
spring flowers are red, up t0 250 per dome-shaped head, growing up to 15 cm in diameter and surrounded by a conspicuous ring of bright red bracts, that grow up to 9 cm long.

Common name Where Found
Waratah Common in Sydney region, Blue Mountains and south coast. Found mostly in dry open forest, NSW.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Telopea
Species: Telopea speciosissima
Waratah Images
Waratah (Telopea speciosissima), New South Wales.
Waratah (Telopea speciosissima)
Waratah (Telopea speciosissima)
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