Following on from December’s record 400mm+ rainfall, January 2017 exceeds the average, just before the end of the month with about 250mm recorded and a day to go. Fruit, nuts and flowers are in abundance with the extra moisture, welcomed of the dry wet season in 2016.
Above, a superb specimen of a Nutwood Tree, Terminalia arostrata, from the East Kimberley in a Broome landscape. The next two are of Capparis spinosa, ssp nummularia, a Moonflower or Caper Bush.
Next is a local Sandalwood, Santalum lanceolatum shrub showing small flower buds and fruit.
Below is a stem of Gubinge, Terminalia ferdinandiana with ripe fruit.