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stamp Morinda citrifolia 2010

Date of issue: 15 September 2010
Designer: Jo McAlpine
Australia Post Design Studio

Printer: McKellar Renown

Plant: Morinda citrifolia



Small tree to 6 m with shiny, well-veined, edible, elliptical leaves to 20 cm. Small white flowers borne terminally in heads are followed by globular, warty, edible fruit about 3 cm in diameter. Ripe fruits are cream in colour and smell like gorgonzola cheese. Distribution: Qld, NT, Indonesia.

Propagation From seed or cuttings.

Cultivation Very attractive tree, but fallen fruits become smelly if not eaten or removed. Leaves may be eaten raw or lightly cooked.


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