A small to medium rainforest tree with striking bright white fruit that is produced during winter. A good food source for birds and can be eaten by humans. Fruits have a orange flavour with a pleasant aromatic peppery flavour.
A hardy tree for drier sites frequently grown for shade or stock fodder. Trees have a straight stout trunk and produce cream flowers in spring. Indigenous Australians used the bark fibres to make rope and string, the wood was used for fire sticks. A common tree in drier rainforests.
These trees resemble a eucalypt in appearance but the large green leaves and flowers are distinctive. It has the largest trunk diameter of most rainforest trees. The showy flowers have showy white petals. Fruit is bell-shaped with three valves.