Origin - Riberry is native to Oceania or of Oceanian Origin.
Scientific Name - Syzygium luehmannii.
Appearance - Riberry is a pear shaped fruit with a light red color with a single seed in the center.
- Though the fruit haves a cranberry like flavour, it is popular in the gourmet bushfood.
- The fruit is most commonly used in making jams, sauces, syrups and confectionery.
- Ice creams are also prepared by blending the whole fruit.
Riberry trees grows up to maximum of 28-31meteres in height, with dense crown. The small, glossy pierce shaped leaves grow up to 4 - 5 cm in length and the fruit ranges about 4 mm in diameter. The fruit gets mature during December. Riberry tree is commonly grown as an ornamental tree.