I have some large specimens across the street from me, I have always wondered what they are. Thank you.
Originally Posted by barney
I think it is an Australian grevillea, possibly Grevillea robusta which is a handsome tree up to 15 mtrs & has beautiful large golden flowers turned upward like hairbrushes lying on their backs! Nectar eating birds & bees are very attracted to them,& they were a source of honey tasting delights to Aboriginals in forested areas! Being QLD forest trees originally they can only take very light frosts!