Book of Mediterranean Trees, Shrubs and Climbers
Brachychiton acerifolius Illawarra flame tree
Brachychiton acerifoliusis a large tree of the family Malvaceae[a] native to subtropical regions on the east coast of Australia. It is famous for the bright red bell-shaped flowers that often cover the whole tree when it is leafless. Along with other members of the genus Brachychiton, it is commonly referred to as a Kurrajong.