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About 22mm long; flesh is very red, segmented, viscid, 'wings' are the two halves of the fruit covering opened up to 90 degrees. The tree was about 6 metres tall; leaves opposite, pointy and long.
In very tall eucalyptus rain forest.
This is an endemic to our area and is also called 'Tallow-wood'. It is closely related to the common 'Sweet pittosporum' - Pittosporum undulatum which has the common name of 'Australian cheesewood'. The two species have been known to hybridise. Distribution in Australia http://bie.ala.org.au/species/Tallow-woo... The same species in a different location showing the whole plant http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/171... Thanks to Jason Alexander for finding this ID
Spotted on May 4, 2013
Submitted on May 6, 2013
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