Tabernaemontana orientalis - Bitterbark/Iodine Plant
Family: Apocynaceae

Bushy shrub 6-10m.
White perfumed flowers.
The fragrant flowers and plump orange fruits often occur together.
Settlers used it as a quinine substitute.
Medicinal plant by Aboriginals for sores and ulcers.
Belongs to a family with many toxic members.
Occurs commonly in monsoon forests and vine thickets.

Cultivation
The red seeds, embedded in soft red pulp, have a short viability, but germinate in a few weeks if fresh.

Planting
06.06.17