Gyrocarpus americanus

Helicopter Tree, one of many common names, also Coolamon Tree, from it’s soft wood. A medium size spreading deciduous tree, featuring small flowers and large seeds with 2 wings, flying to the ground like a helicopter.Gyrocarpus americanus3 Gyrocarpus americanus1

Gyrocarpus americanus

Gyrocarpus crown

Gyrocarpus americanus trunk

Indigenous people found the tree very useful.

Gyrocarpus americanus

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Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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