Queensland Maple, Silkwood, Red Beech

Tree to 30 Metres


Dense Spreading Habit
Dark Green leaves
White flower clusters in Summer
Interesting Spiky Seed Capsule

Family: Flindersiaceae

Natural Habitat: Dry Rainforest

Aspect: Full Sun / Semi-Shade

Soil/Conditions: Adaptable / Well-Drained

Special Features:
• Good Shade Tree
• Good Specimen Tree

North Queensland Heritage Listing has led to a
shortage of timber from this tree

Timber from this tree was used for Propellers,
in the frame of the Mosquito Bomber and for
Rifle Stocks in World War 2