Queensland Bottle Tree
What is Queensland Bottle Tree
Queensland Bottle Tree or narrow-leaved bottle tree (Scientific name: Brachychiton rupestris) is a unique species in the state of Queensland in the southeastern part of Australia, and it is the evergreen (fallen leaf) tall trees of the family Malvaceae. It is considered to be a houseplant or garden tree in Japan. The root of the trunk becomes enlarged and it becomes a barrel shape and moisture can be stored. Aborigines use it as a source of water. Also, root and seed are edible. The trunk diameter is the breast height, which is 2 to 3.5 m. Leaf height 11 cm, leaf width 2 cm long and slender. In autumn, bell-shaped flowers with red spots will bloom in the yellow ground.
Common name: Queensland Bottle Tree, Scientific name: Brachychiton rupestris, also known as Queensland Bottle Tree, narrow-leaved bottle tree, Origin: Queensland State, Australia, Classification Name: Brachyurya brachykitone, inflorescence form: discrete inflorescence, flower size: 0.7 cm, flowering period: September to November.