Davidsonia F.Muell.

Commemorating J.E. Davidson, a pioneer sugar grower at Rockingham Bay, Qld, where D. pruriens was first discovered.

For description see family description.

1 genus of 2-3 species endemic to Australia.


The fruit is used for preserves, flavouring drinks, desserts, etc.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Davidsoniaceae. 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.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Oxalidales
family       Cunoniaceae
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
species         Davidsonia pruriens F.Muell.