This is the tree of life, the next big thing. Locally called Gubinge, the Terminalia ferdinandiana is spread along coastal regions across northern Australia. It’s fruit has many life preserving properties, is exceptionally high in Vitamin C and has recently been linked as an aid in treating Alzheimer disease. Other scientists are investigating it’s efficacy on treating cancer.
Even growing on eroded beach-side clifftops, this tree also revives well after the most severe fires.
From the edge of a Pindan coastal dune, a spreading tree:
This species is known in other States as the Kakadu Plum.
Gubinge – Terminalia ferdinandiana
High Vitamin C containing tasty fruit, large round glabrous leaves (more pics at link)