Gum nuts are a great subject - I really like them when the flowers are just pushing off the nuts little "hat"Nice pictures.Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne
Yes they are beautiful - these ones were from a small branch that had fallen from the tree, you are right, they do look even more appealing with their little "hats". I must keep a look-out for some like that. The majority of our gum trees have finished flowering so I will keep an eye on this particular tree. Thanks for your nice comments.
Wonderful photos! Haven´t seen these gumnuts before!
Thanks Mary for your comments. These are quite small gumnuts, the flowers will be a creamy-yellow when they emerge.
Wonderful photos , beautiful macro !
Thanks Leovi, I am still getting used to the macro lens and this is a great project for me to practice on.
Wonderful macros Judith, something I too have never seen before.
Interesting seed headsmollyxxx
Thankyou Molly for your comment.
Amazing pictures!I've never seen such nuts before... New Years Greetings from Germany :-)
Thanks Mascha for your comment. These gumnuts will become beautiful flowers on the gum tree- these however had fallen off.
I miss the Eucalyptus trees from when we lived in San Diego, nice to see some gum nuts!
Thanks Hannah for your comment- I'm glad you enjoyed the photos.
I have always wondered what gumnuts are, thanks for showing me with the lovely pics!
Thanks Electra, there are others that are far more interesting than these little ones, I'll keep my eye out for some to take photos of & add them to the blog. Thanks for your comment.
gorgeous macro shots of the gumnuts! lovely details.
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