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gubinge

gubinge

A tree native to Australia with a green pointy almond-sized plum-like fruit having the highest source of vitamin C in the world. Also known as Billygoat plum. Flaky bark, pale green leaves, small creamy-white flowers. Fruit can be eaten raw. Inner bark used medicinally for wounds, ringworm, fungus, anti-bacterial.
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The horticulture projects have focused on growing native fruit, including the yumi-nyarri, (9) also known as gubinge or Billy Goat Plum (Terminalia ferdinandia), and gumpaja (pindan walnut or Terminalia cunninghamii; Brann 2008), which they hope to produce for niche markets either in the food sector or as a derivative in the cosmetic industry.
15) Also known as Gubinge and Kullari, they are eaten by Indigenous people on walkabout or hunting trips as an energy source and to quench thirst and are considered as a medicine rather than a food.