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Xanthostemon

X. chrysanthus (Golden Penda) and other Xanthostemon species

Family: Myrtaceae



News

New floral emblem for Bundaberg

The Golden Penda has been selected as the Bundaberg region's floral emblem. Besides the attractiveness of the flowers and foliage, its ease of cultivation in the region's conditions and the suitability of the tree for both private and public spaces was taken into consideration when making the decision. Golden Penda blossoms as Region's Floral Emblem (March 2014)

Gold for Gin Gin

Bruce Highway realignment provides new trees for picturesque Gin Gin entrance Palms removed from Gin Gin due to roadworks will be replaced with five advanced Golden Pendas (Xanthostemon chrysanthus) in a more suitable position. (July 2013)

Myrtle rust a threat to Xanthostemons

This disease attacks a wide variety of plants in the family Myrtaceae. It was first detected in NSW in 2010, but has since been identified in Qld. The extent of the host range is still being investigated, but Xanthostemon chrysanthus has been included in the list of known hosts. For more information on the disease and up-to-date information concerning reporting obligations and quarantine restrictions, visit Biosecurity Queensland, the Myrtle Rust website (NSW Department of Primary Industries), or contact the relevant authority in your state or territory. (February 2011)



More Online Information

Growing Golden Penda Australian Native Plants Society (Australia)
Floral Emblem of Cairns City Society for Growing Australian Plants Cairns
Floral Emblem - The Golden Penda Cairns City Council, Queensland
Xanthostemon chrysanthus Australian Native Plants Society (Australia)
Xanthostemon chrysanthus The Taxonomy Research & Information Network
Golden Penda (Xanthostemon chrysanthus) At "Grow Me Instead" (an Australian website informing gardeners about safer alternatives to invasive ornamentals)
Dwarf Golden Penda (Xanthostemon chrysanthus 'Fairhill Gold') At "Grow Me Instead"
Golden Penda (Xanthostemon chrysanthus) Online Manual of Subtropical Landscaping Plants, Palm Beach Community College, Florida
Xanthostemon verticillatus Australian National Botanic Gardens
Xanthostemon verticillatus The Taxonomy Research & Information Network
Xanthostemon oppositifolius Southern penda Brisbane Rainforest Action & Information Network
Xanthostemon youngii The Taxonomy Research & Information Network
Xanthostemon whitei The Taxonomy Research & Information Network
Xanthostemon arenarius The Taxonomy Research & Information Network
Xanthostemon crenulatus The Taxonomy Research & Information Network
Xanthostemon eucalyptoides The Taxonomy Research & Information Network
Xanthostemon formosus The Taxonomy Research & Information Network
Xanthostemon graniticus The Taxonomy Research & Information Network
Xanthostemon paradoxus The Taxonomy Research & Information Network
Xanthostemon umbrosus The Taxonomy Research & Information Network
Xanthostemon xerophilus The Taxonomy Research & Information Network
Types of street trees Brisbane City Council
Evolution of the Myrtle Family in Australia Australian Native Plants Society (Australia)

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