Flowering time: Late Summer
Kaurna name: Kurti, goorti
Description and uses: The reddish fruits of the Quondong are, possibly, the best known Australian bushfood, having been adopted by restaurants, chefs and cooks across the country. The distinctive, round seeds are used for both contemporary and Indigenous art, jewellery, art and toys.
The part eaten is the skin and flesh around the seed and is popular when dried to a leathery texture. It has a pleasant bite.