Brachychiton

Family: Malvaceae
Genus: Brachychiton
Species: unknown
Main Flower Colour: Red

Description

Bare branches make this Brachychiton conspicuous in the dry season. It is a small deciduous tree that grows in rocky places. The branches are bare when the large bright red flowers appear, followed by distinctive star shaped seed pods. Related to Kurrajong and Queensland Bottle Tree.

Flowering start in July.

Identification

The main flower colour is red. Red flowers carried on bare stems during dry season.

References

Wildflowers of the North & Centre. Michael and Irene Morcombe

Created: 04 Jun 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 28 Aug 2015 - Member - John and Val

WildflowerID345
Views (per week)10
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Location

Bio Regions

EIU - Einasleigh Uplands

CEK - Central Kimberley

Specifics

near Georgetown, Qld. Mornington, Kimberley, WA

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