Prized as a street tree, it is a hardy tree that is rarely troubled by pests or diseases. Stigmas 1; capitate. Lophostemon confertus is another Australian import often used as a street tree in San Francisco. From An Illustrated Manual of Pacific Coast Trees, Howard E. McMinn & Evelyn Maino. Ovary half-inferior, 3-locular; stigma capitate. Bark blackish brown, ± persistent, rigid. Offer a gift card . Buy Queensland Brush Box (syn. It is deliberately cultivated in other parts of ... Home > Trees and shrubs > Trees and shrubs > Lophostemon confertus. Bark Color. Edible fruit . Sepals lobed, sometimes persistent in fruit. Tree does have some fire retardant qualities. It is commonly called the Brisbane Box, also Brush Box, Queensland Box, and Vinegar Tree. Family: Myrtaceae - Myrtle Plant Type: [ X ] Tree [ ] Shrub [ ] Vine Average Maximum Height: Large : [ X ] Tree over 75 ft.--- to 200 ft. [ ] Shrub over 10 ft. It has the largest trunk diameter of most rainforest trees. This species has one cultivar, or variety, called variegata. Brown, Red. Lophostemon confertus leaf, fruit. Plant Catalog Leaf Color. Inflorescences axillary, cymose. Capsule semiglobose, 8-10 mm in diam., enclosed in hypanthium, apex truncate. This is one of the three species of this genus found on Magnetic Island, and is usually observed on the hilly slopes of the higher reaches of the island. Styles 1; apical. White . Height Range. Flower Season. Notes Uses: This tree from northern NSW and Qld has been used as both a garden and street tree depending on the location. Queensland Brush Box. 25-40' Flower Color. Size : $69.00. 6 mm, outer surface pubescent. Paw paw fruit. An evergreen tree with reddish-brown bark flakes off to reveal smooth, lighter-colored bark beneath. Gift cards. Link to Images on Flickr. Evergreen tree. Factsheet - Lophostemon confertus. Trees with edible fruit. Form: Rounded, domed crown This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. Food plant for the larval stages of the Common Red-eye, Rare Red-eye and Eastern Flat Butterflies. Dome-like in shape, it develops a very dense foliage cover of dark green, leathery leaves providing good shade for the summer months. Quantity: Data sheet. ***The photo(s) does not necessarily reflect what is currently available at Evergreen Nursery***, Stock varies-Not all sizes listed may be in stock, Other sizes & pricing maybe available - please inquire. Fragrant delights. Dense symmetrical rounded head with large glossy lance-shaped leaves. A rainforest tree native to the North-Eastern parts of Australia, this is a fast growing tree which is rarely affected by pests and diseases. LOPHOSTEMON/TRISTANIA conferta Lophostemon confertus (Tristania conferta) - Brisbane Box Brisbane Box is an upright, broadleaf evergreen tree with showy bark and white flowers in spring and summer. (family Myrtaceae). A Project of the World Flora Online Consortium. Lophostemon confertus. Lophostemon confertus (fruit) (6 F) L Lophostemon confertus - botanical illustrations (5 F) Lophostemon confertus of 7th Brigade Park, Chermside (31 F) Pages in category "Lophostemon confertus" This category contains only the following page. Brown or Red Capsule, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer. Fruit a loculicidal capsule not, or scarcely, exceeding the fruiting hypanthium, 3-valved; seeds linear. Moderate to fast upright growth. Peter G.Wilson & J.T.Waterh. Calyx long white-hairy; lobes narrow and acute. Fruit a woody bell shaped capsule to 1cm. Bark Striking, Light Green, Red Brown or Multicolored, Exfoliating or Smooth. Width: 10 metres. Tristania Conferta) Details: - Height: 10-25m - Width: 5-15m - Full Sun - Flowers in Summer - Frost Hardy. It requires full sun and well-drained soil. About Us Anatomy. Height Range. It has white fluffy flowers in spring and summer, and leathery dark green leaves. http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000230658, Myrtaceae, B. Verdcourt, B.Sc., Ph.D. Flora of Tropical East Africa. Height: 15 metres. Flowers scented, in few-flowered axillary cymes. Leaves in whorls of 4–5, elliptic to lanceolate, 7–17 cm long, 2–6.5 cm wide, acute to acuminate at apex. Lophostemon confertus STD Brisbane Box. It’s in the same family as the Eucalyptus, Myrtaceae, but has a denser foliage and gives more shade. Stamen bundles 1-1.2 cm; filaments partly distinct; anthers ca. Brush box (Lophostemon confertus) is regarded as an environmental weed in the wider Sydney and Blue Mountains region. Brisbane Box Tristania (Lophostemon) conferta. Haskap. Height can be variable but generally it grows to approx 15m It has a smaller root system so is appropriate for some street planting. Tree . Evergreen Policies Lophostomen confertus, the Queensland brush box tree, is an evergreen, fast growing rainforest tree with an attractive rounded shape. to 50 cm. This native species grows naturally around the edges of rainforests and in most types of eucalypt forests in the eastern Queensland and north-eastern New South Wales. ... they look like ordinary green fruit. Description: Large to very large tree with rough brown bark on lower trunk and smooth pinkish brown bark on upper trunk and branches. These trees resemble a eucalypt in appearance but the large green leaves and flowers are distinctive. 25-40' Flower Color. Stamens in 5 bundles with linear claws as long as petals. Leaves broad-elliptic to ovate to lanceolate, in false whorls of 4–5 leaves at the end of each year's growth. You will need to log in before your comment is sent! Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Lophostemon confertus. Fruit is bell-shaped with three valves. Lophostemon is from the Greek λοφος (lophos), a tuft of hair, and στημον (stemon), a thread – a cluster of stamens; confertus is Latin, compressed, dense. Lophostemon Stamens numerous, fused into 5 fascicles opposite the petals, inflexed. Good street or lawn tree. Brush box (Lophostemon confertus) is regarded as an environmental weed in the wider Sydney and Blue Mountains region. Pedicel 3-6 mm. Medium : [ X ] Tree 25 - 75 ft. [ ] Shrub 4 - 10 ft. Small : [ ] Tree under 25 ft. [ ] Shrub under 4 ft. Cymes axillary, 2-3 cm, 3-7-flowered; peduncle 0.6-1.5 cm. Bark Color. TolerancesTolerates a wide range of soils growing best in a soil pH of between 4-6. Pruned to have a single trunk. Hypanthium obconic, 4-5 mm, grayish white sericeous. Avocado trees. Fruit non-fleshy; dehiscent; a capsule. 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