Sambucus gaudichaudiana

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Sambucus gaudichaudiana
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Sambucus gaudichaudiana at Mount Donna Buang, Victoria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Dipsacales
Family: Adoxaceae
Genus: Sambucus
Species: S. gaudichaudiana
Binomial name
Sambucus gaudichaudiana

Sambucus gaudichaudiana, white elderberry, is an understorey shrub native to coastal rainforest and cool forests of eastern and south-eastern Australia.

The leaves are compound. White flowers are borne in large clusters followed by shiny, white berries 3-6 mm across.[1]

Uses[edit]

The sweetish berries are eaten by Aborigines.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Low,T., Wild Food Plants of Australia, 1988. ISBN 0-207-16930-6