Queensland Bottle Tree

Brachychiton rupestris

  • Queensland Bottle Tree
  • Queensland Bottle Tree
  • Flower name
    Queensland Bottle Tree
  • Scientific name
    Brachychiton rupestris
  • AliasQueensland bottle tree, ブラキキトン, ボトルツリー, ブラキキトンルベストリス, narrow-leaved bottle tree
  • Place of originAustralia,
  • Place of floweringSpecific area
  • Flowering seasonSeptember, October, November

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.


  • Order
    Malvales
  • Family
    Malvaceae
  • Genus
    Brachychiton
  • Species
    B. rupestris
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen (fallen leaf) tall trees
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1000.0 ~ 2000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.7 ~ 0.7 cm

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