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Wallaby wireless tree Also known as golden bouquet tree and yellow pagoda flower tree. This is a young specimen, growing to 8 m in height. Natural location in New Guinea, Aru Islands, Cape York Peninsula and the wet tropics in Queensland, here in Australia. Leaves large, up to 30 x 15 cm. Flowers on  mature specimens are yellow, in large &#039;bouquets&#039; and about 20 - 35 mm in length. <br />
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The common name of wallaby wireless tree alludes to the fact that wallabies are fond of the fallen flowers of this species and once the flowers fall, the news seems to spread quickly throughout the wallaby population, who then assemble to partake of the apparently tasty fare. Australia,Bignoniaceae,Deplanchea tetraphylla,Geotagged,Golden bouquet tree,Lamiales,Wallaby wireless tree,Winter,Yellow pagoda flower tree,botany,flora,tree Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Wallaby wireless tree

Also known as golden bouquet tree and yellow pagoda flower tree. This is a young specimen, growing to 8 m in height. Natural location in New Guinea, Aru Islands, Cape York Peninsula and the wet tropics in Queensland, here in Australia. Leaves large, up to 30 x 15 cm. Flowers on mature specimens are yellow, in large 'bouquets' and about 20 - 35 mm in length.

The common name of wallaby wireless tree alludes to the fact that wallabies are fond of the fallen flowers of this species and once the flowers fall, the news seems to spread quickly throughout the wallaby population, who then assemble to partake of the apparently tasty fare.

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  1. Written like poetry, well done. Posted 16 days ago
    1. Thanks Ferdy, made me smile when I learned the story behind the common name. Hope to get a shot of one in flower during the summer months. Posted 16 days ago

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''Deplanchea tetraphylla'' is a species of tropical rainforest trees, commonly known as golden bouquet tree, wallaby wireless tree or yellow pagoda flower tree, constituting part of the plant family Bignoniaceae.

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Jul 29, 2020. Captured Jul 19, 2020 13:25 in Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/10.0
  • 10/1000s
  • ISO500
  • 50mm