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Kapok Street

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Name Kapok
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24769
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 28 October 2016
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Palmerston City Council
History/Origin Cochlospermum fraseri is better known as the Yellow Kapok. It is named after Charles Fraser, Colonial Botanist and first superintendent of the Sydney Botanic Garden. This tree can grow up to 6m and branches out. The bark is smooth and grey, leaves are light green and it has big yellow flowers. It likes to grow in clay/ sandstone soil and is commonly found in woodlands.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
28/10/2016 Date added to Register
02/11/2016 NTG G44 Date Gazetted
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