|Locations on course:||11th hole left of the fairway bunker, garden behind 7th green, 13th hole near green on the right.|
|Distribution:||Western Australia from Cockleshell Gully to north-east Dongara usually on undulating limestone low rises.|
|Height:||to 10 metres.|
A pale yellow to white barked tree of shaggy appearance; it being one of the most striking and spectacular species of the Eudesmia group when it flowers in February to April. It is a favourite ornamental tree in southern Australia.
The term “erythnos” (red) and corys (helmet) refers to the bright red flower cap. When the cap falls off, the flower appears as a mass of bright yellow stamens in clusters of four.
(Source: Kings Park’s Special Trees; Eucalyptus by Brooker and Kleinig)
“A man does not plant a tree for himself, he plants it for prosperity” (Alexander Finch)