Black Kangaroo Paw

Family: Haemodoraceae
Genus: Macropidia
Species: fuliginosa
Main Flower Colour: Other

Description

A small perennial herb with erect green-yellow leaves, occurring with a height between 0.2 to 1.8 metres. The leaves are strap-like, between 200 and 500 mm long, and tightly clustered around ground level. They emerge from a stem beneath the ground, a rhizome, that allows the plants to regenerate after fire. Flowers occur in spring and summer on branched stem to a metre or more. Black hairs occur along the flowers and stems

Flowering start in September and ends in February.

Identification

The main flower colour is other. https://www.anbg.gov.au/photo/apii/id/dig/13885
https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/photo/1477

References

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macropidia

Created: 24 Jan 2015 - Cienne
Updated: 07 Feb 2015 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

GES - Geraldton Sandplains

Specifics

Badgingarra, W.A.

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