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Brachychiton acerifolius - Australian Flame Tree

Brachychiton acerifolius - Australian Flame Tree (Brachychiton acerifolius - Australian Flame Tree)

This is a very spectacular tree in bloom. It blooms in spring and summer and has scarlet flowers covering the tree. Pic taken at San Diego State University.

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I forgot to mention they loose their leaves before they bloom. That's what makes the tree so spectacular in bloom. Thanks, Marguerite.

Also, this is a relatively young tree, because they can become very large trees.

13 Oct, 2008

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