The leaves are large and compound. The edible dark burgundy colored fruit is produced in large clusters from the branches or the trunk, depending on the type. There are at least two distinct forms, with a suggestion that one of these is an undescribed species.
The indigenous name - ooray - is being increasingly used by growers and processors.
Various types of wetter, primary rainforests, at elevations from sea level to 1,000 metres.
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- The genus Davidsonia Native Rainforest Plum.com Retrieved 13 Mar 2013.
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- Ooray name origin
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