Lepiderema Hirsuta

Some trees in the Daintree rainforest can put on a spectacular display of colour, This Lepiderema Hirsuta found in the Cooper creek valley at an attitude of around 250 feet has bright red flowers that flower from the base of the tree and extend all the way up it’s trunk to the crown. Only found in small pockets of coastal lowland rainforest below an altitude of 900 metres throughout the Daintree mainly in the Cooper and Noah valley’s. It’s common name is Noahs Tamarind.

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