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Macaranga tanarius (Wikipedia)
|Macaranga tanarius - leaves|
Macaranga tanarius is a plant found in South East Asia, Thailand, Papua New Guinea, Taiwan, and eastern Australia. It's commonly seen as a pioneer species in disturbed rainforest areas. Easily recognised for the round veiny leaves. In Australia it naturally occurs from the Richmond River, New South Wales to Cooktown in tropical Queensland.
Some of the many common names include parasol leaf tree,blush macaranga, nasturtium tree, David's heart and heart leaf.