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Micromelum minutum (G.Forst.) Wight & Arn.
Lime Berry

This tree was growing at Hartley's Creek, north of Cairns. The fruit are very colorful.
One of the plants collected by Banks and Solander in 1770.

  Micromelum minutum Micromelum minutum
  Description:Fruit Description:Leaves and fruit
  Location:Hartley's Creek Bridge, Wangetti Beach, North Queensland Location:Hartley's Creek Bridge, Wangetti Beach, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:16˚39.3653S, 14533.8577E GPS coordinates:16˚39.3653S, 14533.8577E
  Date of photo:12 November 2017 Date of photo:12 November 2017
  Field No.:6280 Field No.:6280
     
  Micromelum minutum Micromelum minutum
 
  Description:Buds Description:Leaves
  Location:Hartley's Creek Bridge, Wangetti Beach, North Queensland Location:Hartley's Creek Bridge, Wangetti Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚39.3653S, 14533.8577E GPS coordinates:16˚39.3653S, 14533.8577E
  Date of photo:12 November 2017 Date of photo:12 November 2017
  Field No.:6280 Field No.:6280
     
  Micromelum minutum Micromelum minutum
 
  Description:Leaf - underside Description:Tree
  Location:Hartley's Creek Bridge, Wangetti Beach, North Queensland Location:Hartley's Creek Bridge, Wangetti Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚39.3653S, 14533.8577E GPS coordinates:16˚39.3653S, 14533.8577E
  Date of photo:12 November 2017 Date of photo:12 November 2017
  Field No.:6280 Field No.:6280
     
  Micromelum minutum Micromelum minutum
 
  Description:Fruit Description:Leaf
  Location:Hartley's Creek Bridge, Wangetti Beach, North Queensland Location:Hartley's Creek Bridge, Wangetti Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚39.3653S, 14533.8577E GPS coordinates:16˚39.3653S, 14533.8577E
  Date of photo:12 November 2017 Date of photo:12 November 2017
  Field No.:6280 Field No.:6280
     

References (accessed 9 December 2017):

Mabberley, D.J. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2013), Micromelum. Flora of Australia 26: 497-498

Williams, K.A.W. (1984), Native Plants of Queensland 2: 198

Beasley J (2006), Plants of Tropical North Queensland, 101

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Micromelum minutum