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Australian Native Plants

When I moved to Australia, I very quickly fell in love with the local flora. It never failed to make me smile. Eucalyptus, banksias, melaleucas - all very exotic. As a lover of photography, I started taking pictures of everything...

Gum Tree / Eucalyptus flower / Australia

Gum Tree (by Magno Barros)

With each new plant, grew my interest in exploring new fragrances, names, curiosities, medicinal uses and their relationship with the ecosystem. That's how I started to discover the colors, flavors and aromas of Australia...

Paper flower / - Xerochrysum bracteatum / Australia

Straw Flower (by Magno Barros)

By understanding the local flora, I came to better understand the relationships between plants, animals, climate, geography, native peoples and even local history. I learned about the children's characters (Snugglepot & Cuddlepie), about Aboriginal medicine and about European colonization. Without realizing it, all this knowledge made me create deeper "roots" in Australia...

Lemon Scented Tea Tree - Leptospermum petersonii / Australian native

Lemon Scented Tea Tree (by Magno Barros)

Through the video above, I want to share with you some of what I learned and show you some of the photos I take but rarely show anyone.

Enjoy my photos and I hope you can see it all in person soon...

Wattle - Acacia / Australian native

Acacia / Wattle (by Magno Barros)

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Wild Lily - Bulbine bulbosa / Australian Native

Wild Lily (by Magno Barros)

Kangaroo Paw - Anigozanthos / Australian Native

Kangaroo Paw (by Magno Barros)

Pig Face - Carpobrotus rossii / australian native

Pig Face (by Magno Barros)

Clustered Everlasting - ChrysocephaClustered Everlasting - Chrysocephalum semipapposum / Australialum semipapposum

Clustered Everlasting (by Magno Barros)

Emu bush - Eremophila nivea / australia

Emu Bush (by Magno Barros)

Banksia - Banksia - Australian native

Banksia (by Magno Barros)

Grevillea - Grevillea robust - australia

Grevillea (by Magno Barros)

Bottle Brush - Callistemon

Bottle Brush (by Magno Barros)

Tea Tree - Leptospermum laevigatum

Melaleuca / Tea Tree (by Magno Barros)

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