One plant found naturalised on Riaweena St, The Gap. First recorded naturalisation this far south. Risk is low, uncommon. Could be a threat if climate change continues to make Brisbane hotter.
Foliage and flowers
Mainly used for traditional medicine. Decoctions of the root, seed or fruit can be used for alleviating diarrhea. Fruit decoction can also be used for gargling. The fruits are also used to combat nephritis. Leaves can be used to relieve pain caused by fever. The roots are used to treat rheumatism.
Fruit is ellipsoidal and has five prominent wings, tastes like almonds when mature.