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BUSH TUCKER FOOD FOREST:
PLANT INFO

Welcome to our Bush Tucker Food Forest Plant Information Guide!

Explore the rich tapestry of Australian native edible plants in our Bush Tucker Food Forest with our Plant Information Guides. This collection of plant profiles offers an insight into the diverse array of natives that graces our fields. Each entry is packed with useful information, including basic plant info, traditional uses and interesting stories related to the plant, as well as recipes, where appropriate.

Let our Plant Information Guides be your trusted companion on your journey to discover the wonders of nature right here on our farm.

Bat’s Wing Coral Tree

Erythrina vespertilio

Blue tongue

Melastoma affine (recently reclassified, in Queensland, as Melastoma malabithricum) 

Bunya pine

Araucaria bidwillii

Burdekin Plum

Pleiogynium timoriense

Cocky Apple

Planchonia careya

Cottonwood

Hibiscus tiliaceus

Creek Lilly Pilly

Syzygium australe

Fairhill gold

Xanthostemon chrysanthus

Finger lime

Citrus australasica (previously, microcitrus australasica)

Honey myrtle

Melaleuca thymifolia

Illawara Plum

Podocarpus elatus

Lemon scented tea tree

Leptospermum petersonii

Lemon-scented myrtle

Backhousia citriodora

Macadamia

Macadamia integrifolia/ Macadamia tetraphylla hybrid

Maiden’s Blush

Euroschinus falcatus

Native Caper

Capparis lucida

Native Tamarind

Mischarytera lautereriana

Native mulberry

Pipturus argenteus

Peanut tree

Sterculia quadrifida

Pigface

Carpobrotus glaucescens 

River Oak

Casuarina cunninghamiana, but renamed as Allocasuarina cunninghamiana.

Rosella

Hibiscus heterophylus

Sandpaper fig

Ficus opposita

Scaly Ebony

Diospyros geminata

Silky Oak

Grevillea robusta

Sour cherry

Syzygium corynanthum

Spanish Cherry

Mimusops elengi

Tuckeroo

Cupaniopsis anacardioides

Yellow Kamala

Mallotus discolor

Yellow Tulipwood

Drypetes deplanchei

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