terminalia ferdinandiana

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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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clavigera, Xanthostemon paradoxus, (Myrtaceae), Erythrophleum chlorostachys (Caesalpiniaceae), Terminalia ferdinandiana (Combretaceae), Cochlospermum fraseri (Bixaceae), Planchonia careya (Lecythidiaceae), and Buchanania obovata (Anacardiaceae); nomenclature follows Dunlop et al.
clavigera, Erythrophleum chlorostachys, Xanthostemon paradoxus, and Buchanania obovata; the fully deciduous species were Terminalia ferdinandiana, Cochlospermum fraseri, and Planchonia careya.
tetrodonta, with a variety of woody species such as Erythrophleum chlorostachys, Xanthostemon paradoxus, and Terminalia ferdinandiana as canopy subdominants, over a sparse understory of perennial and annual grasses such as Sorghum, Chrysopogon, and Ericahne spp., and small shrubs.
has patented a method for moisturizing skin that entails applying to skin a formulation that contains lactobacillus ferment; Ferula foetida root extract; Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed extract; Terminalia ferdinandiana fruit extract; niacinamide; and two or more solvents comprising water and dimethyl isosorbide.
Among their topics are the reproductive systems of Davidson's plum and the potential for domestication, the production of Terminalia ferdinandiana Excell )(kakadu plum) in northern Australia, the cultivation of native pepper, alternative medicines based on Aboriginal traditional knowledge and culture, and making connections between producers and consumers of native plant foods.