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stamp: Brachychiton rupestris

Date of issue: 17 March 2015
Designer: Mary Callahan, Australia Post Design Studio
Printer: McKellar Renown

Part of a series of four 'Australian Trees' stamps.

Plant: Brachychiton rupestris


Queensland Bottle Tree

Semi-deciduous tree to 20m with swollen bottle-like trunk.
Leaves are variable: juvenile leaves compound with 3–9 linear leaflets, adult leaves simple, narrow-lanceolate, to 10cm.
Flowers are small and unspectacular.
Distribution: Qld.


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