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Useful Temperate Plants

Santalum lanceolatum

R.Br.

Santalaceae


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+ Synonyms

Common Name: Bush Plum

Santalum lanceolatum
Tree growing on a golf course in Australia
Photograph by: Ian Sutton
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General Information

Santalum lanceolatum is a Evergreen Shrub
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food, medicine and source of materials.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Australia - all mainland states.

Habitat

Rocky ground, occasionally near the coast in drier areas[
152
Title
Australian Medicinal Plants
Publication
 
Author
Lassak. E. V. and McCarthy. T.
Publisher
New Holland Publishers
Year
2001
ISBN
1876334703
Description
A very good and readable guide to the subject.
].

Properties

Edibility Rating *
Medicinal Rating *
HabitEvergreen Shrub
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Fruit - raw or cooked. Sweetish[
144
Title
Wild Food in Australia.
Publication
 
Author
Cribb. A. B. and J. W.
Publisher
Fontana
Year
1976
ISBN
0-00-634436-4
Description
A very good pocket guide.
].

Medicinal

Antirheumatic, narcotic, purgative[
152
Title
Australian Medicinal Plants
Publication
 
Author
Lassak. E. V. and McCarthy. T.
Publisher
New Holland Publishers
Year
2001
ISBN
1876334703
Description
A very good and readable guide to the subject.
]. It is also used in the treatment of boils, sores etc[
152
Title
Australian Medicinal Plants
Publication
 
Author
Lassak. E. V. and McCarthy. T.
Publisher
New Holland Publishers
Year
2001
ISBN
1876334703
Description
A very good and readable guide to the subject.
].

Other Uses

Wood - aromatic[
167
Title
A Field Guide to Australian Trees.
Publication
 
Author
Holliday. I. and Hill. R.
Publisher
Frederick Muller Ltd.
Year
1974
ISBN
0-85179-627-3
Description
A well illustrated and very readable book, but it does not contain much information for the plant project.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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