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burdekin plum
Pleiogynium timorense
Pleiogynium timorense (Fruit)

Pleiogynium timorense (Form)

Pleiogynium timorense (Branch)

Plant Family :Anacardiaceae
Plant Form :tree
Growth Habit :Medium, densely canopied tree to 20m, deciduous.
Fruiting Season :Flowering period. January to March.
Description :Fruit are edible when ripe, although sometimes acidic to the taste and make excellent jam or jelly. The fruit usually has purple flesh, but white fleshed varieties are found which are less acidic.
Distribution :North eastern Queensland and south to Gympie, in scrubs and vine thickets and along watercourses.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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