Melodorum leichhardtii

Melodorum leichhardtii or zig-zag vine, is a plant species of rainforest vines native to eastern Australia.[1][2]

Melodorum leichhardtii
Melodorum leichhardtii foliage and fruit.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Magnoliids
Order: Magnoliales
Family: Annonaceae
Genus: Melodorum
M. leichhardtii
Binomial name
Melodorum leichhardtii

The orange fruit has a pleasant piquant orange-sherbet flavour, and is used for sauces in gourmet dishes.



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  2. ^ Hyland, B. P. M.; Whiffin, T.; Zich, F. A.; et al. (December 2010). "Factsheet – Melodorum_leichhardtii". Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants. Edition 6.1, online version [RFK 6.1]. Cairns, Australia: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), through its Division of Plant Industry; the Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research; the Australian Tropical Herbarium, James Cook University. Retrieved 1 September 2013.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)