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A tree with no name - the story of the Ormeau Bottle-tree
Understand how even in 21st century Australia, we're still discovering new species. Learn how new discoveries can become flagship species for conserving and restoring whole ecosystems.
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Bracychiton sp. Ormeau
While many of Queensland’s native tree species have long been documented, named, and researched by science, one has long remained a secret. Only a couple of decades ago, a group of amateur botanists stumbled across it. Its glossy leaves and huge bottle-shaped trunk were unlike those of any native plant they’d seen before.
This is the story of the Ormeau Bottle-tree.