Notelaea longifolia

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Notelaea longifoliaFamily: Oleaceae
Genus: Notelaea
Common names: Large mock olive
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In the last few weeks the fruit on these trees have ripened turning from olive green to a deep purple. (November 2009)

This tree is in the same family as the European Olive and produces small bluish-black ovoid fruit to about 15mm in length. It is fairly common and widespread throughout the Reserve and grows to about 10 metres. The short flower spikes arise from the leaf axils and typically carry about 6 to 12 small yellow flowers. (April 2008)