Bloom of the silky oak, The Queenslander, 17 December 1931

Silky oak dresser, 1907. Hand-crafted furniture such as the dresser carved by Nell Bott for the 1907 Women’s Work Exhibition. Collection Queensland Art Gallery

Collection Queensland Art Gallery

Grevillea robusta Cunningham (silky oak), c1880s

This watercolour by the prominent flower/ botanical painter Marian Ellis Rowan (1848-1922), Grevillea robusta Cunningham, c1880s 55 x 38 cm, in the collection of the National Library

Timber souvenir

4 March 2015
4 March 2015

'A timber souvenir from the jungle rainforest of north Queensland'. Gudwudguds. Included in this souvenir are: Top and underside – Nth Qld Silky Oak; Left map – Rich stum figured Nth Qld Maple; Right map – NQ Walnut. Private Collection

Queensland has a selection of unique native trees which have particular claims to distinctiveness as they have all coloured and shaped the character of Queensland's life and imagery.

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