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Santalum acuminatum (R.Br.) A.DC.
Quandong
The quandong tree of Southern Australia. The fruit are edible and
used to make jams and jellies.

   
 Santalum acuminatum Santalum acuminatum
Description: Fruit Description: Tree
Location: Copley, Flinders Ranges, South Australia Location: Copley, Flinders Ranges, South Australia
GPS Coordinates:3031.526S 13832.640E GPS Coordinates:3031.526S 13832.640E
Date of photo: 7 August 2011 Date of photo:7 August 2011
Field No.:935A Field No.:935A
   
Santalum acuminatum Santalum acuminatum
Description: Developing fruit Description: Fruit and leaves
Location: Kambalda, Western Australia Location: Eyre Bird Observatory, Cocklebiddy, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:31˚36.301S, 121°37.028E GPS coordinates:32˚14.792S, 126°18.068E
Date of photo:10 July 2014 Date of photo: 13 July 2014
Field No.:2616 Field No.:2692
   
Santalum acuminatum Santalum acuminatum
Description: Tree Description: Tree
Location: Kambalda, Western Australia Location: Eyre Bird Observatory, Cocklebiddy, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:31˚36.301S, 121°37.028E GPS coordinates:32˚14.792S, 126°18.068E
Date of photo: 10 July 2014 Date of photo: 13 July 2014
Field No.:2616 Field No.:2692
   
Santalum acuminatum Santalum acuminatum
Description: Developing fruit Description: Tree in habitat
Location: Port Augusta to Cowell, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia Location: Port Augusta to Cowell, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia
GPS coordinates:32˚05.1070S, 137°32.4360E GPS coordinates:32˚05.1070S, 137°32.4360E
Date of photo: 8 August 2011 Date of photo: 8 August 2011
Field No.:940C Field No.:940C
   
Santalum acuminatum Santalum acuminatum
Description: Buds Description: Leaves and buds
Location: Mt Wudinna, Eyre Peninsula,  South Australia Location: Mt Wudinna, Eyre Peninsula,  South Australia
GPS coordinates:32˚59.086S, 135°32.847E GPS coordinates:32˚59.086S, 135°32.847E
Date of photo: 14 November 2014 Date of photo: 14 November 2014
Field No.:2927 Field No.:2927
   
Santalum acuminatum Santalum acuminatum
Description: Ripe fruit Description: Ripening fruit
Location: Goldfields Hwy, 2K S of Norseman, Western Australia Location: 46K W of Coonana, Trans Access Line, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:32˚13.6990S, 12146.3600E GPS coordinates:30˚58.7110S, 12238.8050E
Date of photo: 1 October 2018 Date of photo: 30 September 2018
Field No.:6851 Field No.:6835
     

 

References (accessed 31 December 2018):

http://www.florabank.org.au/lucid/key/species%20navigator/media/html/Santalum_acuminatum.htm

https://www.anbg.gov.au/gnp/interns-2002/santalum-acuminatum.html

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2356

George, A.S. & Hewson, H.J. in George, A. S. , (ed.) Santalaceae. Flora of Australia. 22:61-67

 

 

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