Brachychiton discolor F. Muell.

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Brachychiton discolor

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Gardiner, Arcturus

Brachychiton discolor

Photo: Bart Wursten
Gardiner, Arcturus

Brachychiton discolor

Photo: Petra Ballings
Gardiner Farm, Arcturus

Brachychiton discolor

Photo: Petra Ballings
Gardiner Farm, Arcturus

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Synonyms: Sterculia discolor (F. Muell.) F. Muell. ex Benth.
Common names: Australian lacebark (English) Hat tree (English) Lacebark tree (English) Pink flame tree (English) Queensland lacebark (English) Scrub bottle tree (English)
Description: Tree to 30 m. Leaves 3-7-palmately-lobed; white-tomentose beneath. Flowers clustered in axils. Calyx 5 cm long, pink or red, campanulate, tomentose. Follicles 10-15 cm, brown-pubescent.
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Derivation of specific name: discolor: not of the same colour
Flowering time:Sep - Nov
Worldwide distribution: NE Australia
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Content last updated: Saturday 12 January 2008
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Brachychiton discolor
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Brachychiton discolor.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/cult/species.php?species_id=163830, retrieved 17 July 2019

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