Antidesma bunius (L.) Spreng.

Wild Cherry

Shrub or small tree to 4 m high. Leaf blade elliptic, wedge-shaped to obovate, 2-22 cm long, 1-9 cm wide; margins entire or weakly to strongly wavy; tip acute, longpointed, obtuse or with a sharp point; base wedge-shaped. Fruits roundish,13-15 mm long,12-15 mm wide, purple-black to purple-red.

Qld, New Guinea

[A. dallachyanum Baill.]

The ripe fruit are used to make jam.

Source: Forster, P. (2002). Euphorbiaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Malpighiales
family       Phyllanthaceae
genus        Antidesma L.