Elaeocarpus angustifolius (Elaeocarpaceae)

Elaeocarpus angustifolius IMG_7078
Bush tucker in a bowl. I’ve tried Blue Quandongs on many occassions and I am convinced it’s an acquired taste. I have not totally acquired it yet, but the sourness and mild sweetness may appeal to some.

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About David Tng

I am David Tng, a hedonistic botanizer who pursues plants with a fervour. I chase the opportunity to delve into various aspects of the study of plants. I have spent untold hours staring at mosses and allied plants, taking picture of pollen, culturing orchids in clean cabinets, counting tree rings, monitoring plant flowering times, etc. I am currently engrossed in the study of plant ecology (a grand excuse to see 'anything I can). Sometimes I think of myself as a shadow taxonomist, a sentimental ecologist, and a spiritual environmentalist - but at the very root of it all, a "plant whisperer"!
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