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Brachychiton acerifolius (A.Cunn. ex G.Don) Macarthur & C.Moore

Illawarra Flame Tree

The beautiful flame tree of the rainforest of Eastern Australia. Grows on the Great Dividing Range behind Cairns.



Brachychiton acerifolius Brachychiton acerifolius
 
  Description:Flowers and buds Description:Flower heads - late stage of flowering
  Location: Smithfield, Cairns, North Queensland Location:Kuranda Range, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates: 16˚49.8450S 145˚40.0338E
  Date of photo:30 December 2011 Date of photo:2 January 2012
Field No.:U106 Field No.:1006
     
  Brachychiton acerifolius Brachychiton acerifolius
 
  Description:Tree Description:Tree
Location: Smithfield, Cairns, North Queensland Location: Smithfield, Cairns, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:N/A
  Date of photo:30 December 2011 Date of photo:30 December 2011
Field No.:U106 Field No.:U106
     
  Brachychiton acerifolius Brachychiton acerifolius
  Description:Trunk Description:Flowers
  Location: Smithfield, Cairns, North Queensland Location: Smithfield, Cairns, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:N/A
  Date of photo:30 December 2011 Date of photo:30 December 2011
  Field No.:U106 Field No.U106
     
  Brachychiton acerifolius Brachychiton acerifolius
 
  Description:Leaf Description:Small tree
  Location: Jindalba, Daintree, North Queensland Location: Jindalba, Daintree, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 16˚14.2554S 145˚25.7250E GPS coordinates: 16˚14.2554S 145˚25.7250E
  Date of photo:8 May 2016 Date of photo:8 May 2016
  Field No.4024 Field No.4024
     
     

 

 

 

References (accessed 14 July 2018):

http://keys.trin.org.au:8080/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Brachychiton_acerifolius.htm 

Guymer, G.P., (1989) A Taxonomic Revision of Brachychiton (Sterculiaceae), Australian  Systematic Botany 1(3), 199-323

Beasley J (2009), Plants of Cape York, John Beasley

 

 

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