Author(s): Philippa Nikulinsky
A dazzling and wondrous celebration of banksia menziesii (Firewood or Menzies' Banksia) by one of Australia's best botanical artists. After many field trips and long observation of the species, Philippa Nikulinsky has created a series of detailed drawings and paintings that record this banksia and its cycle in all their beauty.
Philippa Nikulinsky is the most celebrated of the wildlife artists living in Western Australia. Her particular speciality is recording the phenomenal natural history in this enormous state, a history that provides a famous national heritage that has fascinated experts and artists alike from the time of exploration onwards.