Deplanchea tetraphylla

Deplanchea tetraphylla

Deplanchea tetraphylla

(Golden Bouquet Tree)

FAMILY

Bignoniaceae

Species

Deplanchea tetraphylla

Common name

Golden Bouquet Tree

Flower colour; life form

Yellow; small tree, shrub

Campus

Cairns

Description

This native shrub or small tree has large, simple usually obovate leaves, opposite or whorled and clustered towards the ends of the branches. The flowers are in large clusters at the end of the branches, the yellow corolla is trumpet-shaped; fruit a flat follicle to 15 cm long, seeds numerous with papery wings. Copious nectar is present in the flowers.

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