Argyrodendron actinophyllum - Royal Botanic Gardens

Argyrodendron actinophyllum – Royal Botanic Gardens

What a handsome tree! I saw it at the Royal Melbourne Botanic Gardens.

Tree Descriptions (Queensland Agriculture & Fisheries):

  • Blush Tulip Oak, Booyong, Crowsfoot Elm, Blackjack (Argyrodendron actinophyllum ssp. actinophyllum)
  • Other tulip oaks include A. polyandrum, A. sp. aff. A. trifoliolatum, A. actinophyllum ssp. diversifolium, and A. sp. aff. A. peralatum.
  • The tulip oaks can grow up to 50 m in height. The bases of large trees are usually prominently buttressed. Leaves have white or silver on underside. A. actinophyllum ssp. actinophyllum and A. trifoliolatum occur in scrubs and rainforests along the east coast of Australia. (Queensland Agriculture & Fisheries).

Argyrodendron actinophyllum

Argyrodendron actinophyllum 2

Flowers and Seeds

Leaves, Flowers and Seeds (Picture from

Argyrodendron actinophyllum Sign