Plant Details

Scientific Name: Hernandia bivalvis
  • Common Name: Grease Nut
  • Status: Rare
  • Size: to 20 metres
  • Fruit: Waxy green turning red Bracts to 7 cm, black Fruit
  • Vegetation Type: Dry Rainforest
  • Species List: Kin Kin Arboretum

Cultural Notes

Seeds were roasted and eaten by Aborigines. Is edible. Kernel contains up to 65% oil.

Landscaping Notes

Spectacular and unusual Fruit makes this Species an outstanding small Tree for gardens. (BRAIN)

Successfully propagated by Florabunda Bushcare nursery, Woombye


  • Hernandia bivalvis
  • Hernandia bivalvis
  • Hernandia bivalvis
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