Brachychiton populneus (Schott & Endl.) R. Br.

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Brachychiton populneus

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Welstone Rd, N of Harare

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Synonyms: Brachychiton diversifolius Hort. non R. Br.
Sterculia diversifolia G. Don
Common names: Kurrajong (English)
Description: Tree to 20 m. Leaves ovate, glabrous, glossy, entire (or 3-5-lobed), resembling those of a poplar (Populus sp.). Inflorescence a panicle. Calyx white or greenish-yellow outside, with spots of darker colour within. Follicles to 7 cm, glabrous.
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Worldwide distribution: Australia: Queensland and New South Wales
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Brachychiton populneus

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Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Brachychiton populneus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Brachychiton populneus
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JSTOR Plant Science: Brachychiton populneus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Brachychiton populneus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Brachychiton populneus
Tropicos: Brachychiton populneus
West African Plants database: Brachychiton populneus


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Brachychiton populneus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=165730, retrieved 6 December 2016

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