Auckland – West                          Mainly West of Queen Street – seen through my lens

March 19, 2013

Nikau

Filed under: Flowers — paul @ 8:21 am
Nikau Flowering

Nikau Flowering

Nikau palms (Rhopalostylis sapida) are NZ natives. Their leaf base encapsulates a bulbous growth cone, and when the leaf falls off, a flowering bract is revealed. In the picture above, the flowers have just emerged from the protective sheath. From our “garden”.

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Nikau Flowering

Nikau Flowering

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