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Common Names - Small Leaved Lilli Pilli, Cherry Satinash, Cherry Alder, Clove Lilli Pilli are some of the common names for Riberry.

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.

  1. Though the fruit haves a cranberry like flavour, it is popular in the gourmet bushfood.

  2. The fruit is most commonly used in making jams, sauces, syrups and confectionery.

  3. 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.

How to eat? Riberry fruits are not always edible alone can be eaten with other aromatic foods. Go to Top

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