Heritiera littoralis (Keeled-pod mangrove)

Works On Paper
Finalist

Watercolour, 78x66cm

Heritiera littoralis is one of the series of mangroves that I've been working on over the past 2½ years in Far North Queensland. An interesting feature is its buoyant seedpod that floats with its keel upward, acting as a 'sail' to assist water dispersal.

by Deirdre Bean