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Today’s photos are botanical (with one bird), and come from reader Tim Anderson in Australia. Tim’s comments and IDs are indented, and you can enlarge his photos by clicking on them.
I recently visited the magnificent Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mount Cooth-tha in Queensland and took a swag of photographs- not wildlife exactly, but red in tooth and claw.
Fruits of a date palm (Phoenix sp.)
A bed of Coleus plants.
Costus barbatus Suess.
Chinese fan palm (Livistona chinensis (Jacq.) R.Br. ex Mart.)
Japanese water garden:
Brazilian Justicia flower:
Golden Barrel Cactus (Echinocactus grusonii Hildm.):