Native Fangipani - Hymenosporum flavum
The Native Frangipani is a rainforest tree that is native to Queensland and New South Wales in Australia and New Guinea. The tree is not closely related to the frangipani despite its common name. The Native Frangipani has a narrow upright form and produces cluster of fragrant flowers in spring which are about 5 cm in diameter. They are cream in colour and age to a yellow; flowers are followed by long pear shaped seeds. The flowers attract bees, honey-eating birds and butterflies. The Native Frangipani has dark green glossy leaves which are 10 cm long and 4 cm wide.
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