Streblus brunonianus

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Streblus brunonianusFamily: Moraceae
Genus: Streblus
Common names: Whalebone tree, White handlewood
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This plant grows to a large shrub or small tree. The finely toothed leaves feel very rough to the touch. It is monoecious with separate male and female flowers on the same plant. Its small bright yellow fruit are edible and popular with a number of different fruit eating birds. While it is common in the Brisbane area this is the first plant that I’ve found growing in the Reserve. (August 2008)