Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Ehretia saligna R.Br. var. saligna
Randell, B.R. (1993) Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 15(2): 93.
Coonta; Peach Bush; Native Willow; Peachwood
Occasionally grows into a small tree but usually flowers and fruits as a shrub.
Leaves +/- linear-lanceolate, about 10-25 x 0.6-2 cm. Young twigs and petioles puberulent.
Features not available.
Distribution and Ecology
Natural History & Notes
This plant used medicinally by Aborigines, decoction of wood drunk for aches and pains. Cribb (1981).
Ehretia saligna R.Br., Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae : 497 (1810). Type: Northern Australia, R. Brown; holo: BM.
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