Macaranga tanarius

Macaranga tanarius

Image of Macaranga tanarius leaves and flowers

(Macaranga)

FAMILY

Euphorbiaceae

Species

Macaranga tanarius

Common name

Macaranga

Flower colour; life form

Cream; shrub, small tree

Campus

Cairns, Townsville

Description

JCU acknowledges the Yirrganydji and Djabugay Peoples for sharing their Indigenous Knowledge and pay respect to the elders past and present. “Known as Dokoo-ral. Leaves used for wrapping and cooking food. Inner bark stripped for fibre twine, skirts and wrapping parcels. Manual tools made from tree such as spears”.

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Image of Macaranga tanarius leaves and flowers