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Old 02-26-2014, 10:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
Nicolas Naranja
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Default Re: Anyone know what this is?

I have some large specimens across the street from me, I have always wondered what they are. Thank you.

Originally Posted by barney View Post
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!
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