Dust storm in south-west Australia.
Gloriosa superba, 'Flame/Climbing Lily'. The scientific name is very modest! The plant is used for medicine but is also poisonous. Native to tropical and southern Africa. Introduced to French Polynesia and tropical Australia.
Argemone ochroleuca, 'Mexican Poppy'. Grows as a weed in south-west and south-east Australia. From Central America.
Combretum indicum, 'Rangoon Creeper'. Vine. Flowers change from white to pink. Native to tropical Asia. Seen in northern Australia.
This family contains the Brazil Nut.
Couroupita guianensis, 'Cannonball Tree'. Native to forests of north-eastern South America. Deciduous. Grown in tropical gardens for its distinctive cauliflory, and spectacular amount of flowers.
'Eastern Water Dragon'
'Australian Brush Turkey'.
Mound of Australian Brush Turkey. These huge nests have become quite common in urban backyards in south-east Queensland, much to the annoyance of gardeners. Well, I guess they were here first.
Pseudocheirus peregrinus, 'Common Ringtail'.
'Brushtail Possum'. Often live in and around the roofs of houses, where they clamber about noisey and defecate and urinate everywhere (pictured above about to defecate onto cameraman).
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