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Native Tamarind - (Diploglottis australis)

Diploglottis australis - Native Tamarind.

Australian rainforest tree up to 35m.

Bunya Mountains National Park, QLD, Austarlia, ~1000m above see level.

 

Orange-yellow aril (berries) are edible. It can be eaten raw or sweetened in a jam or drink with sugar.

Good for birds as well - fruit doves, pigeons, green catbird and satin bowerbird feed on these fruits.

 

www.brisrain.webcentral.com.au/old_site/database/Diplo_au...

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Taken on December 25, 2008