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Anigozanthos manglesii

Wikipedia Abstract

Anigozanthos manglesii, commonly known as the red-and-green kangaroo paw, Mangles kangaroo paw, Kurulbrang(Noongar) is a plant species endemic to Western Australia, and the floral emblem of that state. The flower has become symbolic of the region. The display between August and November is remarkable for the high standing flowers occurring in urban and coastal regions. The species is not threatened, but is protected under state legislation. A license is required for collection from the wild. It is desirable as a cut flower, possessing an unusual form and striking colours that last well.
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Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Structure [2]  Herb

Emblem of

Western Australia


W. & SW. Western Australia;

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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
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