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: (2002). Davidsoniaceae. In: . 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.