|Orangebark (Maytenus bilocularis) fruit at the Charles and Motee Rogers Bushland Reserve, Highfields 01/02/2014.|
Sunday, February 2, 2014
Orangebark fruit at Charles and Motee Rogers Bushland Reserve 01/02/2014
The fruits of the Orangebark (Maytenus bilocularis) are aplenty within the Charles and Motee Rogers Bushland Reserve at Highfields at the moment. This beautiful tree is endemic to eastern Australia and is found in dry rainforest and eucalyptus scrub. The shrub or small tree grows to 12 metres high and the fruit are a favourite of the Lewin's Honeyeater. You can view many of these Orangebark Trees covered in fruit currently at the Rogers Reserve at Highfields.