Syzygium alliiligneum facts for kids
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|Syzygium alliiligneum near Mission Beach, Queensland|
Large rainforest tree, up to 30 metres (98 ft) in height; grey bark, cream-colored flowers and abundant small (40 by 35 millimetres (1.6 by 1.4 in)) red fruit. Species name from the Latin allium, for "garlic", and lignum, for "wood". Cross-section shows onion-like rings of bark in the timber.
Distribution and Habitat
Fallen fruits are eaten by the southern cassowary, and are also edible by humans.
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