Wongi Plum

Found in the Torres Strait and Cape York region the 6 metre trees have a distinctive silvery appearance.  It fruits from July to September, which mature to an orange-red colour with a couple of seeds inside.

Ripe plums can be eaten raw.  They are also liked by Torres Strait Pidgeons and Fruit Bats.

They were often buried to speed up the ripening process.

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