Illawarra Flame Tree: Brachyciton acerifolius

Brachychiton acerifolius, commonly known as the Illawarra Flame Tree, is a large tree of the family Malvaceae native to subtropical regions on the east coast of Australia. It is an amazing sight amongst the suburbs of Sydney.

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  1. Patrick says:

    From a distance I can see why it is called a flame tree. Fantastic images Jude!

    1. Heyjude says:

      They are quite a sight when seen next to a purple jacaranda tree!

  2. Lucid Gypsy says:

    A few of these would brighten up the woods I walk in!

  3. pommepal says:

    There is one down the street and it is in full flower at the moment. They are stunning.

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