Alectryon tomentosus - 'Hairy bird's eye'

Alectryon tomentosus

Common Names: Hairy alectryon, Woolly rambutan, Hairy bird's eye

 

It is one of the few australian rainforest trees to fruit heavily in winter

"The fruit is a brown hairy capsule, 1-3 lobed, opening to reveal the red aril and shiny black (seeds).

The red fleshy aril is edible.

 

www.brisrain.webcentral.com.au/01_cms/details_pop.asp?ID=19

 

The photo taken in Brisbane.

 

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Taken on September 23, 2008