Gloria M Excelsa
Pollen and Bird

Mixed media - dyes, pencil,
acrylic paint, oil paint, oil stick
on canvas

Size - 30 x 30 cm

The spectacular pohutukawa
flowers, showing the distinctive
red stamens tipped with yellow
anthers carrying pollen. A great 
many birds are attracted to
pohutukawa's flowers because
of the copious nectar carried
in the flower cups.