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Dillenia alata, Red Beech, Golden Guinea Tree

Dillenia alata

Red Beech, Golden Guinea Tree
Family: Dilleniaceae
Origin: Australia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterYellow/orange flowers

Red Beech derives its common name from its beautiful flaky papery trunk, initially copper/pink and becoming maroon with age. It has large leaves, and large yellow flowers. The open fruit reveal bright red valves and black seeds.

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