Location: Eggers Dr.
Park: Washington High School
Native to: Australia
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: evergreen
Comments: Evergreen tree native to coastal parts of Australia. Bright red spiked flowers that surround the branch and tight to the branch pea sized woody seed pods are indicative of this plant. Mature height to 15' in native environment. Leaves are 2" to 3" long and terminate in a point. Close relative to the paper bark melelucas.
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To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.
Illustration by George Crozier