The floral tube splits into pointed lobes at the apex to expose a multitude of white to cream coloured filaments. Venation is very conspicuous and raised on lower leaf surface (5). Trees are a vital part of the carbon cycle. Bark is a weathered grey with shallow furrows on older specimens, compared to the reddish brown bark with a softer texture on younger trees (2 & 3). The raised mid vein on lower leaf surface is covered in rusty brown hair (5). There are many tree identification apps out there, but not all of them are worth the download or investment. The mid vein is sunken on upper leaflet surface and prominently raised on the lower with fine net veins being visible (5). At the base of older trunks, bark becomes tessellated (scaly) and small vertical fissures (cracks) are usual (2). This medium to tall tree species is able to reach a height of 30m and occurs in subtropical and warm temperate rainforests, where it favours locations near watercourses (Photo 1). The capsule splits into three sections dispersing one or sometimes two seeds covered in a bright red aril (3 & 4). Simple leaves are borne in a crowded whorl arrangement at end of branches. A practical field guide to the identification of native species. Refresh the page in your browser to view updated content. The Rose-leaved Marara can grow to 30m or more and inhabits different types of rainforests. Pinnate compound leaves consist of up to 8 leaflets, which are; up to 12cm long, elliptic in shape with broadly undulating (wavy) margins, hairless, dark green, glossy on top, firm and smooth in texture. The book was written and illustrated by the author of the tree identification web pages. Leaves are scented when crushed (5). New leaf growth flushes in pink-salmon colours turning to a bright red thereafter (3). Distribution: Tropical east coast of Qld. Petiole (leaf stalk) and petiolules (leaflet stalks) are a rusty brown colour. Compound leaves feature three leaflets (trifoliolate) which are; up to 18cm long, mostly elliptic in shape with entire margins, mid green, semi-glossy on top, whitish or silver coloured beneath, (good identification feature), rather thin but strong in texture. auriculate) leaves at the base of each leaf stalk (i.e. Small greenish yellow flowers are held on racemes, which are up to 20cm long, covered in fine brown hair and bloom over spring (3). Flowers emit a sweet pungent scent (Image 3). It contains 3 shiny black seeds, which are partly covered by a yellow aril at the apex (3). Red Kamala Mallotus philippensis Other names: Orange Kamala Bark at the base of older trunks is a greyish brown colour (lichen are present) and rough with a firm texture. Leaf apex is short acuminate, base shape is cuneate. The fruit, a dry capsule when mature (unripe fruit is shown), normally consists of 4 (sometimes only 1 to 3) follicle-like segments that are jointed at the base. The distinctive bark is a greyish brown in colour, lumpy and soft corky in texture (2). ISBN: 9781925546293 Full Colour Photography The Brush Teak or Pitted-leaf Steelwood can reach a height of 20m or more and is found within subtropical rainforests (Photo 1). Distribution: Growing naturally only in the Tweed River Valley of NSW. Simple leaves with an alternate arrangement are; up to 15cm long, oblong to narrow elliptic in shape with entire margins, hairless dark green on top, hairy greyish white beneath and soft in texture. Leaves are; up to 12cm long, varied in shape from elliptic to obovate (reverse egg-shaped) with broadly undulating margins, mostly hairless, dark green, dull on top, paler green, short rusty hairy beneath and soft in texture. Descriptions and all images copyright ©2020 by www.allcreativedesigns.com.au world wide rights reserved. Simple leaves are crowded in a whorl arrangement at the end of branches. Format: Paperback with PVC (Photo 1). Venation is raised and prominent on lower leaf surface (Images 4 & 5). Flowers feature a long tapering style and 5 stamens with distinctive anthers (3). What Tree is That? Identification of Eucalyptus Species on Australia's East-Coast. The key starts with general features progressing into more detail such as bark types, leaf types, fruit and nuts. Panicles can bear flower buds and ripening fruit at the same time (4). It is an attractive tall shrub or small tree that under ideal conditions reaches a height of 7m. See Flower Identification and Leaf Identification Page for information on terms used. Leaves with an alternate arrangement (spiral) feature a sharp spiny tip. Full Colour Photography It is found within and along margins of different types of rainforests and in drier more open tall forests (Image 1). Bark is mid to dark brown in colour with a firm texture and prominent longitudinal fissures (2). The tree identification web pages explain growth habits, give distribution ranges and advice on special leaf features, such as domatia, stipules and scent for identification. The UK has at least fifty species of native trees and shrubs, and many more species of introduced non-native trees. Matching results of different vegetative attributes, preferred habitat and distribution range are the keys to any conclusive plant identification. The Red Cedar is a magnificent very large tree species that reaches a height of more than 50m and develops an expansive buttress root system. Mostly 8 (sometimes only 7) teeth-like leaves, emerging in a whorl formation, are triangular in shape and about 5mm long (5). Special identification characteristics are the small glands (Picture 5 inset) located at the top of the petiole (leaf stalk). Simple leaves feature a neat opposite arrangement and are; up to 7cm long, broadly ovate in shape with entire (in-rolled) margins, dark green, glossy on top, paler green, glossy beneath, hairless, smooth and soft in texture. Older trees often develop intertwining buttress roots (2). Mid vein is pronounced on lower leaf surface and numerous straight laterals are faintly visible. Mid rib on lower surface is strongly raised and yellowish. They are cylindrical in shape and bloom in late winter to spring (3). It is grey or more greyish brown in colour and matures over autumn and early winter (3). Rusty Pods Hovea longifolia Council is working to preserve and protect native plants and animals on the Sunshine Coast through actions in the Environment and Liveability Strategy. petiole). Flowering takes place over late winter into spring with crowded panicles of individual flowers appearing along the length of branches. Known for attracting rodents to eat their delicious bounty. This can include information on species’ distribution, weediness, toxicity and conservation status. The five white petals are 3 to 4mm long. Here are a few identification apps that you can use with your smartphones. The Queensland Herbarium provides plant identification services, information and advice on Queensland’s plant species and vegetation. The fruit is a fleshy drupe that turns black at full maturity and contains a brown coloured flattened seed (4). Brush Apple Mischocarpus pyriformis Other names: Yellow Pear-fruit, Pear-fruited Tamarind To locate trees by botanical name or to find related species go to:Species List Botanical, which also shows all family names. Under optimum conditions it can reach up to 8m in height and produces bright green foliage (Photo 1). Older trees develop a fluted trunk. < Expand the Menu to access our Tree Identification Pages. A plum-like fleshy layer surrounds the single, very hard, woody and unusual shaped seed (3 & 4). Bracychiton Rupestris: Queensland Bottle Tree The Queensland Bottle Tree is a native Queensland tree, growing up to 20 metres high and 5 metres wide. squamea Natural habitats include a wide range of environments, ranging from exposed coastal positions to within subtropical rainforests (Picture 1). Gum trees of the South East The unique character of local native bushland is provided by the sight and smell of gum trees. Botanical sources describe this species as monoecious, meaning different male and female (unisex) flowers appear on the same plant. The Brush Caper Berry is a small native tree reaching a height of up to 10m and is found as an understorey species within subtropical rainforests (Photo 1). Domatia (red circles) are very prominent and occur mainly in lateral vein angles. The slender (non-branching or sparsely branching) upright habit and large compound leaves that leave obvious scars on the trunk are identifying features (Images 1 & 2). To find related species go to: Species List Botanical, and look up the genus Atractocarpus. The page also shows all family names. This small to medium sized tree reaches a height of 15 to 20m in its natural habitat of tropical lowland and upland rainforests. Yummy and expensive come to mind. It will split on two sides, then curl and twist when drying, to reveal up to a dozen very hard and bright red coloured seeds. It is found in different types of rainforests, drier tall forests and often in regrowth areas (Photo 1). Conspicuous venation is densely covered in rusty brown hair and raised on lower leaf surface. Leaf apex is acute, base shape is cuneate. Apex is long acuminate ending in a blunt point, base shape is cuneate to rounded. Bark on mature trees is a light brown colour with large scales and a rough, flaky texture (2). The species name (heterophylla) relates to the different leaves, which are pinnately compound (with up to 15 leaflets) on saplings and on coppice shoots emerging from the base of older trunks. This medium sized tree is found in subtropical and tropical rainforests in proximity to the coast, but also occurs in drier environments at higher altitudes. In just a few minutes, you'll be able to name many of the common trees in North America. Bark is dark nearly black or dark grey in colour, tough and fissured in texture (2). Long brown hair, with lateral branches at the apex (star hairs), covers young branches, petioles and centre veins on underside of leaves. Stunning white flowers measure up to 3cm in diameter and feature numerous stamens with white filaments topped by yellow anthers. Distribution: Common from the NSW south coast to Qld. Species in the following genera are listed in groups on our web pages: Australian Fig trees (Ficus spp. Simple leaves with an alternate arrangement are; up to 7cm long (sometimes longer), oblong in shape with entire in-rolled margins, very narrow, not more than 6mm wide, dark green, glossy, hairless on upper surface, pale green, short woolly hairy beneath, strong and rather stiff in texture. A thin fleshy layer covers the hard-shelled seed (Pictures 3 & 4). The fruit (a berry) is oblong shaped and changes from whitish green over pink to a dark purple with maturity. Pages: 304 pp. Small white flowers are either borne solitary on individual stalks up to 2cm long or up to 4 flowers appear on a common axil (small raceme) and bloom over spring (3). Red Ash Alphitonia excelsa Other names: Soap Bush Brush Teak Toechima tenax Other names: Pitted-leaf Steelwood Brush Box Lophostemon confertus Trees were once a resource to be exploited; native forests are now recognised as critical habitat and legislation to phase out large scale clearing of remnant vegetation was passed in 2004. More than 800 colour photographs, informative graphics, maps and detailed description of more than 300 species. This species is protected in NSW. Individual flowers feature a bundle of pink or sometimes cream coloured filaments less than 1cm long, which are topped by bright yellow anthers. Otherwise all native Australian tree species are listed in alphabetical order. Distribution: From Vic. Globe-shaped yellow flower heads (not shown) are borne on a raceme (Image 1). Mid vein is noticeable raised on lower leaf surface and pale yellow in colour (5). Distribution: From the south coast of NSW to central Qld. Descriptions and all images copyright ©2020 by www.allcreativedesigns.com.au world wide rights reserved. Colour is a light brown if not obscured by mosses and lichen in wet environments (2). See Leaf Characteristics Page for explanations of botanical definitions used. This small tree is rarely more than 10m tall and restricted to a habitat of subtropical rainforests. The aim of these web pages is to show the greater public the beauty and diversity of our remaining rainforests on Australia's east coast in an easy accessible way. A practical field guide to the identification of native species. (inset picture 2) to a rough, scalier texture and a darker grey brown colour on mature trees (2). Pinnate compound leaves consist of 4 to 6 leaflets, which are; up to 6cm long, mainly elliptic in shape with entire wavy margins, hairless, glossy on both sides, fairly thin but firm in texture. Dense clusters of tiny brown fruits are situated at the end of the very swollen, white and fleshy stalks (3). Workshop 1 presented the report [9576KB] and provided an overview of the findings. Leaf apex is acute ending in a fine point, base shape is rounded. Distribution: From NSW south coast to northern Qld. The largest specimens can be found in undisturbed subtropical rainforests, where it can attain a height of more than 25m (Photo 1). Sassafras Doryphora sassafras which are arranged in a longitudinal direction (3). Simple leaves with an opposite arrangement are; up to 10cm long, mostly elliptic in shape with toothed and wavy margins, hairless, glossy on their upper surface, scented when crushed, firm and rather leathery in texture. The specimen shown is growing at an elevation above 800m within warm temperate rainforest (Picture 1). The rounded seed (shown top left) is cream/pale brown coloured and up to 15mm in diameter. Their open canopy allows sunlight to penetrate to the forest floor where associated species form plant communities. The beautiful foliage, consisting of large leaves that are copper-coloured on their underside, is a standout feature. Brush Wedding Bush Ricinocarpos speciosus Other names: Long-haired Ricinocarpos Distribution: NSW mid-north coast to southern Qld. Other identification characteristics are stipule scars, present at leaf nodes on branchlets, and clearly visible domatia along mid-vein on lower leaflet surface. Due to its extensive distribution range, this attractive tree is known under a number of common names, confusingly the names Maiden's Blush and Cudgerie are also used for other unrelated species. It splits into 4 re-curving lobes (tepals) that are hairless and cream-coloured on the inside. The fruit is a dry, brown and bristly capsule measuring up to 2cm in diameter with 5 valves, each containing 1 or 2 small black seeds up to 2mm long (4). The female shrub produces cones that are cylindrical in shape, up to 20mm long and 10mm in diameter. The fruit, a fleshy drupe, turns a yellowish green with maturity andis edible. Flower -   Fruit -  and Bark Identification Web Pages for explanations of botanical definitions and concepts. Distribution: NSW central coast to central Qld. Otherwise all native Australian tree species are listed by common name in alphabetical order. If growing on nutrient rich soils within subtropical rainforest, exceptional specimens of the Brush Ironbark Bridelia exaltata can be tall trees attaining a height of 40m. Leaf apex shape narrows very gradually into a hard, sharp tip, base shape is cuneate. The common name refers to the sharp and regularly spaced teeth along the (serrated) leaf margins. The vast majority of different 'Gum Trees', Eucalyptus species (including Corymbia and Blakella spp.) The whitish cream coloured flowers reach a diameter of up to 5mm when fully opened and are seated in a brown hairy calyx. Each lobe (valve) contains an oblong shaped and black coloured seed (inset) (4). Small flower spikes are inconspicuous when compared to other Callistemon species, but are an unusual and attractive pale pink colour. Simple alternately arranged leaves are; from 8 to more than 20cm long, mostly oblong in shape with entire or slightly undulating margins, mid-green, rather dull and hairless on top, whitish grey beneath due to a dense cover of woolly hair (star hairs), rather soft and thin in texture. The image shows female flowers, which are sessile (without a stalk) and emerge in clusters along a rusty hairy raceme. Bark texture is scalier and a more reddish brown in colour compared to that of its close relative the Brown Tulip Oak or White Booyong (Argyrodendron trifoliolatum) (3). They are supported by a stalk (peduncle) up to 10mm long (3). Bark is brown in colour, weathering to a dark grey with age and has a rough tessellated (scaly) texture (2). Leaves are; up to 20cm long, narrow oblong in shape with toothed margins, hairless (when mature), dark green on top, pale green beneath, thick, strong and rigid in texture (5). Silky Lomatia Lomatia fraseri Other names: Tree Lomatia, Forest Lomatia Leaf apex is acute, ending in a fine point; base shape is cuneate. See also: Coastal Banksia (B. integrifolia) Page 2 and Green Banksia (B. robur) Page 6. Under good sunlight conditions new growth can flush in pink tones (5). Refresh the page in your browser to view updated content. This stately tree can reach a height of up to 50m in its habitat of tropical rainforests, where it often forms the uppermost canopy. Under better light conditions the Pepperbush is often a multi-stemmed shrub less than 3m high (Photo 1). The petiolules (leaflet stalks) are yellow in colour and grooved on the upper surface. Simple leaves with an alternate arrangement are held on zigzag shaped branches. Leaves on this specimen are (if faintly) pepper-like scented (5). Camphor Laurel (Cinamomum Camphora) Did your parents ever put a piece of Camphor in your bed as a child when you were sick? Bark on younger specimens is light grey and changes to a more light brown colour with maturity. Saw-tooth Banksia Banksia serrata Other names: Old man Banksia, Saw Banksia The bark is firm and shades of grey in colour (often obscured by lichen), with older specimen featuring fine vertical ridges (2). It turns dark blue to black at full maturity and contains a single almond-shaped seed (4). It is pear-shaped, yellow or orange in colour and consists of 2 separate lobes (segments), each containing a single black seed that is covered in a bright yellow/orange aril (skin). Leaf apex is short acuminate ending in a fine point, base outline is attenuate but terminates in a rounded shape. It rarely reaches more than 10m in height and inhabits subtropical rainforest as an understorey species (Picture 1). Leaf apex is acute ending in a rounded tip, base shape is cuneate. Simple leaves with an alternate arrangement are; up to 22cm long, ovate to broadly lanceolate (lance-shaped) with mostly entire margins, mid-green and hairless on top, greyish green and covered in fine hair below, rather thin and soft in texture. Deciduous trees are few and far between in the Australian flora but two that stand out are Australian red cedar (Toona ciliata) and white cedar (Melia azderach) with the former having outstanding coppery new growth in spring and the latter being smothered in beautiful mauve blossoms in spring. This book is a valuable information source for bushwalkers, students, gardeners and anyone with an interest in Australia’s native flora. Bark is brown in colour, deeply furrowed and very hard in texture, which are helpful identification features. Male flowers (shown) feature 10 stamens with white filaments topped by large anthers (in relation to the size of the flower) that are bright yellowish-orange in colour (3). Distribution: Tropical Qld (shown) and NT, but has been spreading to subtropical locations along the coast in more recent times. Under favourable conditions the Red Kamala can attain a height of more than 10m and often develops an attractive dense crown (Image 1). Distribution: Northern Qld and Cape York Peninsula. Male reproductive organs are referred to as strobili or catkins and have a spike-like appearance. Distribution: North-eastern Qld. The outer casing is called a cupule, a type of involucre, which is a persistent and enlarged part of the inflorescence (flower) that initially surrounded the ovary producing the fruit (3 & 4). Natural habitats include different types of rainforests and surrounding transition zones (Photo 1). Flower -   Fruit -  and Bark Identification Web Pages for explanations of botanical definitions and concepts. Venation with exception of the midrib is very faint (5). This frequently encountered tree species, found in regrowth and on margins of different rainforest types, has a relative open canopy and reaches 20m in height. Distribution: NSW mid-north coast to southern Qld. 5 Best Tree Identification Apps. Silver Leaf Argophyllum nullumense One to five small white flowers are held on short stalks emerging from axillary joints. Note: This species is very similar to the Brown Kurrajong (C. bartramia) listed above on this page. The straight petiole is up to 8cm long and covered in woolly hair. A guide to identifying common native plants and weeds of the Sunshine Coast. Scented small white and yellow coloured flowers are held on panicles and bloom over winter (4). Slender Harpullia Harpullia rhyticarpa The curved petiole (leaf stalk) is normally less than 10mm long. Tight groups of flowers not only emerge from young branches, but also appear along older branches (ramiflorous) and on the trunk (cauliflorous). Apex shape is rounded to bluntly acute, base shape is cuneate. Young twigs (branchlets) have an angular appearance and are normally covered in fine hair along the ridges. Individual flowers are 4-numerous, i.e. The reddish coloured fruit (a drupe) is irregular globe-shaped and reaches a diameter of up to 5cm. squamea occurring in NSW (Photo 1). The common name Silver Birch is also used for the European tree (Betula pendula) which has been planted in temperate regions of Australia. Normally 2 flowers are attached to a single stalk. It has a very unique trunk, growing in a bottle-shaped size which grows to an enormous girth. See Flower Characteristics Page for information on terms used. Five longitudinal veins are clearly visible on the lower leaf surface (5). New Holland Publishers: May 2019 Bark on more mature specimens is rough and furrowed in texture, and grey brown in colour (2). Brush Nightshade Solanum inaequilaterum ), NEW RELEASE: Rainforests of Australia's East Coast, HAND SIGNED BOOKS; (In Stock) A practical and informative field guide to the identification of native rainforest species. Rainforests: Identification - Evolution - Reproduction In Australia this medium sized tree is found in dry lowland tropical rainforests and in vegetation fringing watercourses (1). More than 800 colour photographs, informative graphics, maps and detailed description of more than 300 species. Masses of small white flowers are borne on large terminal panicles and turn reddish brown with age (3). The fruit (a capsule) is a pear-shaped, yellow and orange coloured when fully mature and up to 2 cm long. The white and glabrous (hairless) flower style divides into 3 ‘stems’ at the base, which are forked at the apex. Bark has a rather hard texture with a granular surface and is light brown in colour (2). Domatia appear as swellings along the mid vein on both leaflet surfaces and are very helpful in identification of this species (5). Simple leaves with an alternate arrangement are; from 5 to more than 15cm long, narrowly lance-shaped (lanceolate) or oblong with entire margins, hairless, dark green, shiny on top, pale green beneath, rather thick and stiff in texture, aided by in-rolled margins. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION. Further information can be obtained from the practical guidance sheets for your industry. The large wing-like buttress roots that develop on older specimens are a good initial identification feature (2). We have over 8,500 species of native flowering plants, gymnosperms, ferns and fern allies (vascular plants), representing approximately half of the known Australian species. It inhabits subtropical and tropical rainforests, and as a fast growing species is frequently found in regrowth areas (Image 1). It is a slender shrub with upright branches that reaches a height of 3m (Image 1). River Bottlebrush Callistemon sieberi [Callistemon paludosus] Bark on the lower trunk is hard, rather smooth with minute longitudinal fissures and dark green to nearly black in colour (2). (5). The Slender Harpullia inhabits lowland and upland tropical rainforests and as an understorey species prefers sheltered conditions under a protective canopy of taller trees (Image 1). More than 200 full colour photographs and detailed descriptions explaining leaf, bark, flower, fruit and other tree characteristics. Bark on the trunk is brown weathering to grey, firm and marked by small longitudinal ridges and fine fissures. Branchlets are hairy and grow in a zigzag shape. See Leaf Characteristics and Flower Identification Page or Bark Characteristics Page for explanations of botanical terms used. They include; leaf, flower, fruit, bark characteristics and the size, shape and form, collectively called the habit of the plant. The picture shows dark green foliage being highlighted by the bright yellowish green new growth in spring. It is brown in colour and contains numerous very fine seeds (4). The large fruit (a berry) is rounded in shape, up to 8cm in diameter and turns a yellowish green when mature. These trees must have more than 1.5 metres clearance from the kerb or footpath strip. Simple leaves with an opposite arrangement are; up to 10cm long, mostly broad elliptic in shape with crenate or more bluntly toothed margins, dark green and glossy on top, duller and light green beneath, smooth, strong and slightly stiff in texture. The cap (operculum) protecting the flower before opening is visible in the background (3). Flowers measure less than 1cm across when fully opened and feature 5 white petals and prominent stamens topped by yellow anthers (3 & 4). Our illustrated, step-by-step guide makes it easy to identify a tree simply by its leaves or needles. The long petiole (leaf stalk), which is hairy and can be more than 8cm long, is a distinctive feature in identification (5). It is naturally found as an understorey species on the margins and Leaves feature a rounded and notched (emarginate) apex and a cuneate (wedge-shaped) base. This beautiful tall shrub or small tree is found under the dense canopy of tropical lowland (coastal) rainforests. Note: See also Casearia C. multinervosa on Page 3. This tall shrub or small tree is frequently found as an understorey species in dry tall open forests and heath lands in proximity to the coast. Distribution: NSW central coast to southern Qld. The prominently raised and hairy midrib is conspicuous (inset 5), lateral and net veins are also hairy and clearly visible (5). Distribution: Vic., NSW and southern Qld. Bark has a firm and rather smooth texture, but turns rough and flaky around the base of older trees. Bark is cream grey in colour and fairly rough in texture with small ridges and flaky patches covering the surface (2). Leaf apex varies from rounded to acute, base shape is cuneate. Shop Tubestock Plants. Note: The genus Hicksbeachia only comprises this species and the very similar H. pinnatifolia (Red Bopple Nut) listed below. Brisbane’s trees provide benefits that are important to our city’s liveability and our subtropical landscape character. to northern Qld (also in Tas.). Simple leaves with a regularly spaced alternate arrangement are; up to 16cm long, mainly elliptic to oblanceolate (reverse lance-shaped) with entire margins, dark green, glossy on top, paler green below, smooth and firm in texture. It is hard and slightly rough in texture (2). mobile icon. The image shows the tightly packed flower buds before opening (3). Pinnate compound leaves feature up to 6 leaflets, which are; up to 8cm long, mostly elliptic in shape with mainly irregular toothed margins, mid green fairly dull to satin glossy on top, slightly paler beneath, firm and strong in texture. Fruit turns browner in colour with maturity, but is often attacked by insects at this stage (4). Large bipinnate compound leaves are up to 40cm long with up to 6 pairs of pinnae, each holding up to 15 individual leaflets. This resource provides dedicated photography of 437 native Australian trees and shrubs found on Australia's East Coast, with an emphasis on tree species occurring in rainforests. In some years an abundant amount of fruit is produced over late autumn and winter. formosana) is regarded as an environmental weed in south-eastern Queensland and north-eastern New South Wales, and as a potential environmental weed in the Northern Territory and Western Australia. Bark is brown in colour (grey patches are caused by lichen) and becomes rough, furrowed and scaly at the base of trunks of older trees. Large domatia along the mid vein on the underside of the leaflet are a prominent characteristic to assist in identification of this tree species (3, 4, & 5). Broad-leaved Geebung Persoonia levis This pretty native shrub up to 3m high occurs on margins of different rainforest types and in more open tall forests. The large and leafy stipules (on young growth at nodes) are prominent features when identifying the Red Carabeen, which has been recently reclassifiied as Karrabina benthamiana. View the Flower Identification page for more information. Young stems are covered in fine rusty brown hair (4). Begin identifying your tree by choosing the appropriate region below. Red Bauple Nut Hicksbeachia pilosa Other names: Ivory Silky Oak Garden News. Bark on lower half to two thirds of trunk is brown, rough and stringy. 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