Elaeocarpus obovatus

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Family: Elaeocarpaceae
Genus: Elaeocarpus
Common name: Hard quandong
ALA reference

The large tree in the gully has flowered regularly each year with small white “ballerina” type flowers. This year it set masses of small bright blue fruit that are now falling and littering the ground. I suspect that the seeds don’t germinate readily as it is not a common tree in the Reserve. (January 2010)