|Grid reference||ST 17375 79986|
|Common name||Roble beech|
|Height||16M August 2015|
|Girth||196cm August 2015|
This is one of a group of two Nothofagus obliqua on the western boundary of the park beside King George V Drive West.
General tree description
Nothofagus obliqua ia a tall, narrow tree that can reach a height of 30 metres. Its bark is grey-brown, with a rough plate texture. The leaves are dark matt green, broadly ovate or oblong, 5 to 8cm long, with 6 to 11 pairs of sunken veins and serrated margins. They turn crimson and yellow in autumn. There are separate male and female flowers, both small and inconspicuous, surrounded by green coloured bracts.