Barklya syringifolia (BARK-lee-a)
Common Names: Barklya (tree), gold-blossom tree, golden crown tree, crown of gold, leather jacket
Derivation of the name:
Barklya; after Sir Henry Barkly, 1815-98, Governor of Victoria.
syringifolia: after the genus Syringa (the lilac family) and Latin ‘folium’ a leaf. Referring to the similarity in leaf shape.