Kangaroo Island Gland Flower

Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Adenanthos
Species: macropodianus
Main Flower Colour: Pink


Adenanthos macropodianus has an erect habit, usually growing to 1 metre (3 ft) in height although plants as high as 3 metres (10 ft) have been recorded. The leaves, which are up to 15 mm (0.6 in) long, are silvery, and deeply lobed into nine or more soft, hairy laciniae about half a millimetre in diameter. The flowers, which appear throughout the year, have a pink to red (or rarely yellow) perianth and a style up to 30 mm long.


The main flower colour is pink.


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Bio Regions

Kanmantoo (KAN)

Region Specifics

It is endemic to Kangaroo Island in South Australia

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