Bottle Tree

Brachychiton rupestris

Aptly named the bottle tree, these plants have an unmistakable bulbous trunk and creamy-yellow, bell-shaped flowers. This species is native to western parts of Queensland and northern New South Wales. It is a hardy tree known to survive harsh drought conditions!

Distribution:  Western Queensland and Northern New South Wales

Height: Up to 7 metres

Width: Up to 4 metres

Season:  All year round

Location at Australia Zoo: African Savannah and Meerkats

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