Tuesday, June 28, 2011

BOO

My favourite tree (Allocasuarina verticillata)


http://www.florabank.org.au/lucid/key/Species%20Navigator/Media/Html/Allocasuarina_verticillata.htm

Male tree

Back in the early days of white settlement this tree was often referred to as 'Baker's delight'..the timber as fuel is quite something! I once read somewhere that some world energy authority deemed it as one of the most useful tree's on the planet.