Macaranga tanarius - flowers
It has flower-like arrangements, which are not flowers at all, but bracts or modified leaves surrounding a group of tiny, simple flowers. Both male and female flowers are held within the bracts.
Common names: Macaranga, Nasturtium Tree, Blush Macaranga, Parasol Leaf Tree, Elaphant's Ear.
Australian plant with heart-shaped peltate (щитовидный) leaves to 30 cm diameter.
This popular landscaping plant can grow as a spreading shade tree to 7m, sheltering underlying vegetation from the searing sun.
The plant has a medical use
They say, the flower essence is for women who confuse service with love, and for being over-sensitive to criticism. How is that!!?!
Distribution: Australia (Qld, NSW), Pacific, Tropical Asia.