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red kamala
Mallotus philippensis
Mallotus Philippensis (Fruit)

Mallotus philippensis (Leaf)

Mallotus philippensis (Form)

Plant Family :Euphorbiaceae
Plant Form :shrub/tree
Growth Habit :Bushy tree 20m tall but much smaller in drier areas.
Fruiting Season :November to February.
Description :Red powder on fruit used for dying silk.
Distribution :Common local species.Top End of N.T., north east QLD., to north east N.S.W., in rainforest and drier scrubs and vine thickets.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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