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Attractive flame coloured thin skinned fruit with glossy black seeds decorated this tree with shiny leaves. The fruits were bilobed with a slightly textured exterior.
Spotted lining some of Sydney streets.
Tulipwood is a rainforest tree native to Australia, seen growing from Northern New South Wales up into tropical Queensland. It is used as an ornamental street tree because of its attractive fruit.The tree flowers from September to December.
It's been used for its timber because of its toughness and lightness. This tree is now scarce in the wild due to excessive logging.
Spotted on Dec 14, 2019
Submitted on Dec 30, 2019
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