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Jagera pseudorhus


Flowers are yellow/brown on branched stalks from branchlet ends from March-April. Fruit is a densely hairy, brown capsule splitting into three segments with a single black seed in each. Ripe August-September Yes, it has ornamental compound foliage and fruit. A very hardy plant. Propagate from fresh seed Bark was used by the Aborigines as a fish poison. It was also used as a foaming agent for beer during World War 1.


Small-medium tree up to 15m tall found in subtropical, dry and littoral rainforest and the sclerophyll forest ecotone in Manning River, NSW to Bloomfield River, Nth QLD.

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LeanneGardner 8 years ago

Thank you very much as always Argy for your help & ID on this. Leuba, I had no idea on this one? What a cool tree though!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

So you can use it for soap Leanne !

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

..but yours have 3 segments.. ?

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Looks a bit like Dimocarpus longan to me - delicious !

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

the fruits look attractive. is the native to Australia ?-looks Indonesian

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Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Nov 18, 2012
Submitted on Nov 24, 2012

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