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.
''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.