Grewia retusifolia

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Grewia retusifolia
Grewia retusifolia fruit.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Genus: Grewia
G. retusifolia
Binomial name
Grewia retusifolia

Grewia retusifolia is a shrub species in the family Malvaceae. Common names include dysentery bush, emu-berry, dog's balls, turkey bush and diddle diddle.[2][3] It produces small, sweet, edible fruit.[3] Indigenous Australians use the bark and leaves in medications.[3]


  1. ^ "Grewia retusifolia". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2009-07-11.
  2. ^ "Grewia retusifolia". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.
  3. ^ a b c Low, T. (1991). Wild Food Plants Of Australia. Australia: Angus & Robertson. ISBN 0-207-16930-6.