The New Caviar - Finger Lime (citrus australasica) is a unique Australian fruit, shaped like a finger or pod that hold clusters of tangy, crunchy little citrus “roe.
Found in northern Australia.
Purple apple-berry (Billardiera longiflora) A small vine found in moist forests from southern New South Wales to Tasmania. The slender leafed vine has greenish-yellow flowers and shiny purple fruit. The fruit is edible
Native to Australia, the finger lime(Citrus australasica) is a rare rainforest tree from the Australian east coast. The finger lime holds globular juice vesicles which have been likened to a “lime caviar “, which can be used as a garnish or added to vario
Australian Aboriginal Bush medicine - Kangaroo apple (Solanum laciniatum) - The fruit is used as a poultice on swollen joints. The plant contains a steroid which is important to the production of cortisone, which reduces inflammation.
Australian Beach Cherry (Eugenia reinwardtiana) Delicious to eat and pleasing to look at, the Australian Beach Cherry is a constant producer of bright shiny red cherries and a welcome addition to any gardener’s potted fruit collection.
Bush Tucker Field Guide by Les Hiddins
Australian native superfoods: rainforest tamarind The vibrantly-coloured rainforest tamarind is another top source of vitamin C, an importan.