Category Archives: Petalostigma

Petalostigma pubescens

Small to medium size tree to 10m with small dark crinkly leaves. Striking orange fruits drying to red when ripe, and exploding when dry. Called Quinine Tree for it’s bitter tatste.

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Petalostigma quadrilocure

Quinine bush from the SE Kimberley, grows to about 2m, orange fruits with several small brown seeds, exploding out when ripe.

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