Terminalia carpentariae

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Terminalia carpentariae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Combretaceae
Genus: Terminalia
Species: T. carpentariae
Binomial name
Terminalia carpentariae
C.T.White[1]
Synonyms

Terminalia hadleyana subsp. carpentariae (C.T.White) Pedley

Terminalia carpentariae, the wild peach, is a shrub or tree in the family Combretaceae.[2] The species is native to northern Australia, occurring on sandy soils and coastal dunes.[3] The edible fruits are harvested in the wild.[4] The species was formally described in 1950 by botanist Cyril Tenison White. The type specimen was collected in the Crocodile Islands in the Northern Territory.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Terminalia carpentariae". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2009-07-12. 
  2. ^ "Terminalia carpentariae". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife. 
  3. ^ "Terminalia hadleyana subsp. carpentariae". Flora of Australia Online. Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australian Government. 
  4. ^ "Terminalia Carpentariae, Fruit". NUTTAB 2006 Online Version. Food Standards Australia New Zealand. Archived from the original on July 30, 2008. Retrieved 2009-07-12.