Araucaria bidwillii (Bunya Pine) (Araucariaceae)

Araucaria bidwillii (Bunya Pine)

It’s always quite a sight to see Bunya pines strewn across the landscape. When in season, the nuts were feasted on by aborigines. Some aborigines also used bunya nuts to make bread.

Araucaria bidwillii IMG_3799

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About David Tng

I am David Tng, a hedonistic botanizer who pursues plants with a fervour. I chase the opportunity to delve into various aspects of the study of plants. I have spent untold hours staring at mosses and allied plants, taking picture of pollen, culturing orchids in clean cabinets, counting tree rings, monitoring plant flowering times, etc. I am currently engrossed in the study of plant ecology (a grand excuse to see 'anything I can). Sometimes I think of myself as a shadow taxonomist, a sentimental ecologist, and a spiritual environmentalist - but at the very root of it all, a "plant whisperer"!
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