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Leichhardt Tree

Nauclea orientalis

Description:

A tree around 12-15m. Large, light green leaves & round, spongy ball-like flowers. These flowers remind me of Hakea flowers.

Habitat:

Spotted in a small pocket of forest.


1 species ID suggestions

Leichhardt tree
Nauclea orientalis Nauclea orientalis

7 Comments

MariaPomsaharova
MariaPomsaharova a year ago

:)

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner a year ago

Yes!!! This is wonderful! Thank you so much Maria....you got it!

MariaPomsaharova
MariaPomsaharova a year ago

I think I just found out what it is :) Tried googling it, please see the ID suggestion.

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner a year ago

I agree Maria. I wish I could give you a name!

MariaPomsaharova
MariaPomsaharova a year ago

wow. very cool!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner a year ago

Me too YukoChartraw! I feel I should know this tree, I'm sure it's native to Australia, I just cant find it anywhere. Fingers crossed someone recognises it :) Thanks!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw a year ago

Nice-looking flowers! I'm curious what this tree is.

4741, Queensland, Australia

Lat: -21.43, Long: 149.22

Spotted on Nov 10, 2012
Submitted on Nov 11, 2012

Reference

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