Brachychiton rupestris


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Noun1.Brachychiton rupestris - large tree of Queensland having cream-colored flowers blotched with red insideBrachychiton rupestris - large tree of Queensland having cream-colored flowers blotched with red inside; sometimes placed in genus Sterculia
bottle tree, bottle-tree - an Australian tree of the genus Brachychiton
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FERN: Dicksonia Antarctica s.hit An enormous bottle tree, Brachychiton rupestris, took centre stage with its huge trunk that stores water in times of drought.
chilensis, native to Chile) with swordlike leaves and giant flower stalks that rise 6 feet over the plant; huge grass trees (Xanthorrhoea preissii) with 15-foot trunks topped by tufts of grasslike leaves; hefty barrel cactus (Echino-cactus) with prominent ribs and thorns; and stately bottle trees (Brachychiton rupestris) with bulging green trunks and shiny leaves.