Stenocarpus sinuatus. FIREWHEEL TREE. New South Wales, Queensland
PROTEACEAE (Protea family)

A beautiful tree, not too big, with upright habit and long glossy leaves with sinuous margins or deeply lobed. The remarkable flower clusters are made up of individual flowers resembling those of other Proteaceae, such as Grevilleas, but are arranged in more or less flat wheels about 2 inches in diameter. The only specimen known on campus is at 849 Pine Hill Road.

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