Menu
Log in

Monotoca elliptica


Monotoca elliptica, or Tree Broom Heath, is generally a medium shrub 1 – 4 m, although Victorian references indicate up to 8 m.

The scattering of red fruit among the green foliage was quite eye-catching on the Banks-Solander track, with most plants around 2 m. The fruit is edible, but not very large. Flowering was from around September with a profusion of small– greenish-white flowers.

Image by Peter Shelton, Montotoca elliptica in Kamay Botany Bay National Park in November 2018, showing ripening fruit. 

Peter Shelton

Back To Plant Identification Gallery

P.O. Box 263
Cremorne  Junction NSW 2090

Contact us here
General: office@austplants.com.au

Membership: merleaps@bigpond.com
Membership: merleaps@bigpond.

Copyright © 2017 The Australian Plants Society - NSW. All Rights Reserved  •  Site by HighlandCreative.com.au

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software