Mangles Kangaroo Paw, red-and-green kangaroo paw
Catspaw - Anigozanthos humilis subsp. humilis
Red Kangaroo Paw
Red Kangaroo Paws
Kangaroo Paw - (Tentative) Bicolor subsp. extans
Black Kangaroo Paw
Common Cat's Paw
A small perennial herb with erect green-yellow leaves, occurring with a height between 0.2 to 1.8 metres. The leaves are strap-like, between 200 and 500 mm long,
Low growing in sandy/gravelly soil. Rich rusty-orange and yellow colouring.
Short tufted plants with strap-like leaves to 20cm.
Small tufted perennial with pointed grass-like leaves. About 25cm tall. Common growing in sand among heath.
Spindly, low growing plant to 50cm. Flower bright red and green but not as intense as Mangles Kangaroo Paw. Growing in sandy gravel roadside.
Iridescent red and green flowers make Mangles Kangaroo Paw one of Australia's most recognised wildflowers. It is a rhizotomous perennial with long, grey-green linear leaves up to 60 cm long.
A tufted herb with wiry strap-like leaves about 30cm long. Spreads by rhizomes. Flowers are slightly hairy, tubular, 2-3cm long, arranged on spikes that are shorter than the leaves.
Largish flower stems in a light red. Inside of flower a creamy colour. Growing roadside in gravelly soil.
Velvety crimson flower heads are a striking sight in the bush or along roadsides. Tufted plant up to 1m tall when flowering. Leaves are strap-like and erect, to about 40cm.
A perennial herb to one meter high. Although it is not a grass, it has a grass-like appearance, with strap-like, narrow, leathery leaves arising from the base of the plant.