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Uncommon shrub or small tree to 4m. Deciduous when flowering. Brown, hairy, boat-shaped seed pods. The Brachychiton bidwillii flower is the emblem for the Friends of the Gardens.
Where to look: Entrance of the Arts & Ecology Centre.
(Macadamia Nut, Queensland Nut)
Tree to 20m. White flowers on spikes to 15cm, winter to spring. Edible, nutritious nuts to 3.5cm in summer.
Where to look: There are two trees at the car park exit at the rear of the Arts & Ecology Centre.
Tufted plant to 1m. tall. Leaves to 85cm long, base reddish. Purplish 10mm flowers in spikes. Blue to purple fruits to 10mm.
Where to look: Throughout the Gardens.
Photography: The majority of the photos in this collection are the wonderful and much appreciated work of Greg & Judy Miller. Many other members of the Friends have also kindly contributed their favourite images.