|Common Name(s)||Emu Apple|
"Twiggy shrub or tree 1.5–10 m tall, sometimes suckering, with bole to 20 cm diam. and wide crown; bark deeply cracked;..." (Flora of Australia)
Owenia acidula is a prolific producer of fruit which are simply gathered off the ground or from the trees at ripening time. Rehabilitation operators should ensure these will not block their particular spreader. The seed is commonly requested for coal mine rehabilitation.
Widespread through inland parts Queensland, NSW and to a much lesser extent in the Northern Territory. Extends also to the central Queensland coastline.
Flora of Australia. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra. [Date Accessed: Nov 23, 2019] http://www.ausflora.org.au