Brachychiton rupestris (T.Mitch. ex Lindl.) K.Schum.
Common Name: Narrow Leaf Bottle Tree
Family: Malvaceae Juss.
Country of Origin: Northern Australia, Queensland, New South Wales
Description: Brachychiton rupestris grows as a succulent tree reaching 10–20 metres though plants in cultivation are usually shorter.2
Brachychiton rupestris has been recorded as a host plant for the mistletoe species Dendrophthoe glabrescens.2
USDA Zone: 9a-11
Accession # 200400049
Source: Cheryl Hearty - Vassar
Provenance: Originally acquired as 'unidentified caudiciform'. Was initially thought to be B. cf. discolor, but now appears more likely to be B. cf. rupestris, though this is also merely a cursory identification.