The distinctive bird-like shape of the flowers (the flower stalk is the bird's beak) give this desert plant its common name. Flowers are a greenish-yellow colour with prominent stripes on the larger petals. Erect woody shrub with greyish furry leaves. Common on sand dunes.
Flowering start in July.
The main flower colour is other. Greenish bird-shaped flowers. Seed pods rattle in the wind, hence the common name.
Rope like nature (of plant stems) is alleged to have been made into sandals and or rope by indigenous people.(Latz)
Created: 21 Feb 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 09 Jun 2014 - Member - John and Val
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