Unusual Fruits

Visitors to Magnetic Island frequently ask what these fruits are. Here are some of the more unusual fruits seen on the island.

  cashew Anacardium occidentale

 

 

 

 

 

  red bead tree Adenanthera pavonina

 

 

 

 

jakfruit Artocarpus heterophyllus

 

 

 

 

 broad-leafed whitewood Atalaya multiflora

 

 

 

 

 native gardenia Atractocarpus fitzalanii

 

 

 

 

fish killer tree, bee ran Barringtonia asiatica

 

 

 

 

kurrajong, Brachychiton populneus 

 

 

 

 

 

  beauty leaf Calophyllum inophyllum

 

 

 

 

brown cudgeree, mango bark Canarium australianum

 

 

 

 

 

northern native olive Chionanthus ramiflorus

 

 

 

 

 

 lolly bush Clerodendrum floribunda

 

 

 

 

 kapok Cochlospermum gillivraei

 

 

 

 

 

 tuckeroo Cupaniopsis anacardioides

 

 

 

 

lollipop climber Diplocyclos palmatus

 

 

 

 

 

native tamarind Diploglottis diphyllostegia

 

 

 

 

 

match box bean Entada rheedii

 

 

 

 

 

 beach cherry Eugenia reinwardtiana

 

 

 

 

 Brazilian cherry Eugenia uniflora


 

 

 

wombat berry vine Eustraohus latifolius  

 

 

 

 

 native cherry Exocarpus latifolius

 

 

 

 

orange Annona Fitzalania heteropetala

 

 

 

 

dog's balls Grewia retusifolia

 

 

 

 

 formbark tree Jagera pseudorhus

 

 

 

 

 

  native gardenia Larsenaikia ochreata

 

 

 

 

 

lychee Litchi chinensis

 

 

 

 

 

 orange boxwood Maytenus disperma

 

 

 

 

 

  Alamo vine Merremia dissecta

 

 

 

 

 red coondoo Mimusops elengi

 

 

 

 

 

Mickey Mouse bush Ochna serrulata

 

 

 

 

bloodhorn Ochrosia elliptica

 

 

 

 

pandanus, screw pine Pandanus cookii

 

 

 

 

 

Quinine Tree Petalostigma pubescens

 

 

 

 

 

Otaheite Gooseberry Phyllanthus acidus

 

 

 

 

rusty Pittosporum Pittosporum ferrugineum

 

 

 

 

wallaby apple Pittosporum spinescens

 

 

 

 

 

  cocky apple Planchonia careya

 

 

 

 

 

Burmese rosewood Pterocarpus indicus

 

 

 

 

   peanut tree Sterculia quadrifida

 

 

 

 

  water apple Syzygium aqueum

 

 

 

 

Iodine Bush  Tabernaemontana orientalis

 

 

 

 

  Native Witch-hazel Turraea pubescens

 

 

 

Page last updated 10th May 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

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