Golden Penda First love “Xanthostemon chrysanthus”
Golden penda is a species of tree in the myrtle family Myrtaceae, endemic to (found only in) north eastern Queensland, Australia. It is a popular garden plant with showy yellow blooms. It grows as a tree 10–15 metres high and 5–8 metres wide in the wild, but generally much more compact in gardens. The bark is rough and the habit bushy. The shiny green elliptic leaves measure 7–22 cm long by 2–9.5 cm wide. They are arranged in whorls along the stems.