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Diospyros maritima

Diospyros maritima is found in vine thickets and on crests of coastal dunes. It is quite rare on the Dampier Peninsula but common in the north Kimberley. This shrub/ small tree grows around 5 m high and has a distinct creamy-yelloe flower which flowers between February – March. It has a large globular berry which turns orange when ripe. This species has been used as a fish poison in Vietnam, however, no traditional uses are known of for Kimberley Aboriginal people.

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